The story behind Avenue Charles-Fitzpatrick

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Sir Charles Fitzpatrick was Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada from 1906 to 1918.

This avenue is named in honour of Sir Charles Fitzpatrick (1851-1942). Born in Quebec City, he was the son of Mary Connolly and John Fitzpatrick, who was an Irish wood merchant and the first mayor of Sillery, from 1856 to 1859.