Joseph Le Caron

Missionary, born near Paris, France, 1586; died France, 1632. Entering the Recollects when already ordained, he was one of the first four missionaries sent to Canada, and the pioneer among the Hurons. He evangelized the Montagnais of Tadousac, in 1622. In 1629 he was sent back to France by the English after they captured Quebec. Le Caron is the author of the first Huron dictionary.

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