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André Albert Blais

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Archdiocese  Rimouski
Successor  Joseph-Romuald Leonard
Predecessor  Jean Langevin

Term ended  1919
Installed  1891
Name  Andre-Albert Blais
Andre-Albert Blais
Born  26 August 1842 Saint-Vallier, Quebec (1842-08-26)
Died  23 January 1919(1919-01-23) (aged 76)

André-Albert Blais (26 August 1842 – 23 January 1919) was a Canadian Roman Catholic priest and Bishop of Rimouski.

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Born in Saint-Vallier, Quebec, the son of Hubert Blais and Marguerite Roy, Blais was educated in Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière, Quebec, at the Quebec Seminary and at Collège de Lévis. He was ordained in 1868. From 1868 to 1869, he taught at Collège de Lévis. From 1869 to 1873, he was a professor of English at the Quebec Seminary and assistant director of the Pensionnat. From 1873 to 1874, he was director of the Pensionnat. From 1874 to 1877, he studied in Rome. From 1877 to 1881, he was a Professor of Canonical law at the Quebec Seminary. From 1882 to 1889, he was a chaplain in Bon Pasteur, Quebec.In 1889, he was appointed Titular Bishop of Germanicopolis. In 1891, he was appointed Bishop of Rimouski.

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The Municipality of Saint-André-de-Restigouche was named after him.


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