The story behind Boulevard Langelier

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Photo: Wikimedia Commons - Public Domain

This photograph of Sir François Langelier is from the Jules-Ernest Livernois collection.

This street is named in honour of Sir François Langelier (1838-1915), who was born in Sainte-Rosalie (now part of Saint-Hyacinthe). He was a lawyer, a professor at the faculty of law at Université Laval from 1863 to 1915 and dean from 1892 to 1915. He was also a politician and the 10th lieutenant governor of Quebec, a journalist and an author.