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Rémi Tremblay



Tremblay, Rémi (1847-1926), author, was born on April 2, 1847, at St. Barnabé, county of St. Hyacinthe, Quebec. When still in his 'teens, he fought in the American Civil War, and later he served in the Canadian militia during the Fenian raid. He became a journalist, and was the editor of newspapers at Quebec, at Montreal, and at Fall River and Worcester in the United States. In 1897 he entered the Canadian civil service, and was employed successively in the library of parliament and on the staff of Hansard. He retired in 1923, and he died on the island of Guadeloupe, whither he had gone in search of health, on January 31, 1926 . He was the author of Caprices poétiques et chansons satiriques (Montreal, 1883), Un revenant (Montreal, 1884), Poésies diverses: Coups d'ailes et coups de bec (Montreal, 1888), Boutades et rêveries (Fall River, 1893), Vers l'idéal (Ottawa, 1912), Pierre qui roule (Montreal, 1923), and Mon dernier voyage à travers l'Europe (Montreal, 1925).


Source : W. Stewart WALLACE, ed., The Encyclopedia of Canada Vol. VI, Toronto, University Associates of Canada 1948, 398p., p. 172.




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