Taschereau Elzear Alexandre 1820-1898 Born At Ste Marie De La

Beauce, Quebec. Educated at the Seminary of Quebec; subsequently

travelled throughout Europe; and in 1837 entered the Grand Seminary at

Quebec. In 1842 ordained to the priesthood in his native parish. In

1847, while attending the sick and dying immigrants at Grosse Island,

stricken with fever. In 1854 went to Rome, and in 1856 received the

degree of D.D. In 1860 elected superior of the Quebec Seminary, the

ncluding the rectorship of Laval University. In 1871

consecrated archbishop of Quebec, in succession to Archbishop

Baillargeon. In 1872 founded the Hotel Dieu du Sacre-Coeur at Quebec,

and also instrumental in restoring the church at St. Anne de Beaupre. In

1886 created cardinal. Towards the end of 1894 retired from the

administration of his diocese. =Index=: (Sir Georges E. Cartier era) Disapproves of appeal of Le

Parti Catholique, 82-83. (Bishop Laval era) Attributes establishment of first

brotherhood of Holy Family to Father Pijard, 86. =Bib.=: Morgan, Can.

Men; Dent, Can. Por.; Tetu, Le Cardinal Taschereau; Hamel,