Sir Louis Amable Jetté, K.C.M.G.
Lawyer and statesman, born l'Assomption, Quebec, Canada, 1836; died Quebec, 1920.
Called to the bar in 1857, he was at the same time editor of "L'Ordre."
In 1872 and 1874 he represented East Montreal in the Dominion Parliament; in 1878 was appointed professor of civil law in Laval University and puisne judge for Quebec; he was lieutenant-governor of the province, 1898-1908.
He was made commander of the Legion d,'honneur in 1898, a member of the Alaskan Boundary Commission in 1903, and chief justice of the province of Quebec, 1909-1911.
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