December 16, 1831|
Rivière-Ouelle, Lower Canada
February 11, 1904 (aged 72)|
Quebec City, Quebec
|Title||President of the Royal Society of Canada|
|Successor||George Monro Grant|
|Relatives||Charles-Eusèbe Casgrain, father|
Born in Rivière-Ouelle, Lower Canada, the son Charles-Eusèbe Casgrain and Eliza Anne Baby, he studied at College of Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière. In 1852, he enrolled in the Montreal School of Medicine and Surgery, but became a priest in 1856. He started teaching at the College of Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière until he was forced to give up teaching because of ill health. In 1859, he was appointed curate of the parish of La Nativité-de-Notre-Dame at Beauport and was free to devote himself entirely to literary pursuits.
From 1889 to 1890, he was the president of the Royal Society of Canada.
- Histoire de la Mère Marie de l'Incarnation (1864)
- Histoire de l'Hôtel-Dieu de Québec (1878)
- Une paroisse canadienne au XVIIe siècle (1880)
- Pélerinage au pays d'Évangéline (1855)
- Montcalm et Lévis (1891)
- Une seconde Acadie (1894)
- Histoire de l'asile du Bon-Pasteur de Québec (1890)
- Les Sulpiciens et les prêtres des Missions étrangères en Acadie(1897)
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