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Narcisse-Henri-Édouard Faucher de Saint-Maurice
Birth: Apr. 18, 1844
Death: Apr. 1, 1897

Canadian statesman, journalist and literary figure. A native of the city of Québec, he studied at the Minor Seminary of Québec and at the Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière College. Then, he studied Law with barristers Ulric-Joseph Tessier and Henri Taschereau. In 1864 and 1865, he volunteered and served in the French Army of Emperor Maximilian of Mexico. From November 4, 1867 to November 30, 1881, he worked as Clerk of the private bills of the Legislative Council of the Province of Québec. Then, he worked as editor of the “Journal de Québec”, from 1883 to 1885, and of “Le Canadien”, in 1885 and 1886. Journalist with “La Presse”, he was also a collaborator of several newspapers and magazines of which: “l'Album universel”, “l'Événement”, “la Nouvelle-France”, “les Nouvelles Soirées canadiennes”, “l'Opinion publique” and “la Revue nationale”. In 1881, he was elected to the Legislative Assembly as the Conservative representative for the district of Bellechasse. He was re-elected in 1886, but he was defeated in 1890. In 1891, he tried vainly to get elected to the House of Commons in Bellechasse. From April 25, 1892 to April 1, 1897, he worked again as Clerk, this time he was in charge of the official reports of the Legislative Assembly. He was one of the cofounders of the “Crédit foncier franco-canadien”. He was created knight of the Legion of Honour of France in 1881. He received also the Medal of Mexico and was made knight of the Military Order of Guadalupe. In 1882, he became a founding member of the Royal Society of Canada. He was also an active member of the Québec Historical and Literary Society , of the Associated Press of the Province of Québec and of several associations dealing with historical and literary matters. He published several works of which historical studies, tales and legends, reports of voyages, military treaties, as well as a major study, in 1885, on the parliamentary procedure entitled “Procédure parlementaire. Décisions des orateurs, protêts, règles et règlements du Conseil législatif de la Province de Québec avec index, décisions des orateurs, jugements, règles et règlements de l'Assemblée législative de la province de Québec avec index 1868-1885”. He passed away in his hometown.  (bio by: Guy Gagnon) 
Belmont Cemetery
Capitale-Nationale Region
Quebec, Canada
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