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Taschereau, Elzéar-Alexandre

Archbishop of Québec 1870-1898 Born: Feb. 17, 1820 (la Beauce, Québec, Canada) Ordained Priest: Sept. 10, 1842 Elected Metropolitan Archbishop of Québec: Dec. 24, 1870 Consecrated Bishop: March 19, 1871 Created Cardinal-priest of the Title of S. Maria della Vittoria: June 7, 1886 Died: April 12, 1898 (Québec)

Bégin, Louis Nazaire

Archbishop of Québec 1898-1925 Bishop of Chicoutimi 1888-1891 Born: Jan. 10, 1840 (La Pointe-Lévis, Archdiocese of Québec, Canada) Ordained Priest: June 10, 1865 Elected Bishop of Chicoutimi: Oct. 1, 1888 Consecrated Bishop: Oct. 28, 1888 Promoted Titular Archbishop of Cirene ad personam: Dec. 17, 1891 Appointed Coadjutor Archbishop of Québec: Dec. 22, 1891 Succeeded Metropolitan Archbishop of Québec: April 12, 1898 Created Cardinal-priest of the Title of Ss. Vitale, Gervasio e Protasio: May 25, 1914 Died: July 18, 1925 (Québec)

Rouleau, Felix-Raymond-Marie, O.P.

Archbishop of Québec 1926-1931 Bishop of Valleyfield 1923-1926 Born: April 6, 1866 (Île-Verte, Diocese of Rimouski, Canada)

Ordained Priest (Order of Preachers): July 31, 1892 Elected Bishop of Valleyfield: March 9, 1923 Consecrated Bishop: May 22, 1923 Appointed Metropolitan Archbishop of Québec: July 9, 1926 Created Cardinal-priest of the Title of S. Pietro in Montorio: Dec. 19, 1927 Died: May 31, 1931 (Québec)

Villeneuve, Jean-Marie-Rodrigue, O.M.I.

Archbishop of Québec 1931-1947 Bishop of Gravelbourg 1930-1931 Born: Nov. 2, 1883 (Montréal, Canada) Ordained Priest (Oblates of Mary Immaculate): May 25, 1907 (Ottawa) Elected Bishop of Gravelbourg: July 3, 1930 Consecrated Bishop: Sept. 11, 1930 Promoted Metropolitan Archbishop of Québec: Dec. 11, 1931 Created Cardinal-priest of the Title of S. Maria degli Angeli: March 13, 1933 D i e d : Jan . 1 7 , 1947 (Alhambra, CA, United States)

McGuigan, James Charles

Archbishop of Toronto 1934-1971 Archbishop of Regina 1930-1934 Born: Nov. 26, 1894 (Hunter Cardinal McGuigan R ive r P. E . I . ,

Diocese of Charlottetown, P.E.I) Ordained Priest: May 26, 1918 Elected Metropolitan Archbishop of Regina: Jan. 31, 1930 Consecrated Bishop: May 15, 1930 Appointed Metropolitan Archbishop of Toronto: Dec. 22, 1934 Elevated Cardinal-priest of the Title of S. Maria del Popolo: Feb. 18, 1946 Resigned: March 30, 1971 Died: April 8, 1974 (Toronto)

Léger, Paul-Émile, P.S.S.

Archbishop of Montréal 1950-1968 Born: April 26, 1904 (Valleyfield, Canada) Ordained Priest: May 25, 1929 Elected MetropoliCardinal Leger tan Archbishop of Montréal: March 25, 1950 Consecrated Bishop: April 26, 1950 (in Rome, by Cardinal Adeodato Giovonni Piazza, O.C.D, Bishop of Sabina e Poggio Mirteto) Created Cardinal-priest of the Title of S. Maria degli Angeli: Jan. 12, 1953 Resigned: April 20, 1968 Died: Nov. 13, 1991 (Montréal)

Roy, Maurice

Archbishop of Québec 1947-1981

Bishop of Trois-Rivières 1946-1947 Born: Jan. 25, 1905 (Québec, Canada) Ordained Priest: June 12, 1927 Elected Bishop of Trois-Rivières: Feb. 22, 1946 Consecrated Bishop: May 1, 1946 Promoted Archbishop of Québec: June 2, 1947 Created Cardinal-priest of the Title of Nostra Signora del SS. Sacramento e Ss. Martiri Canadesi: Feb. 22, 1965 Resigned: March 20, 1981 Died: Oct. 24, 1985 (Québec)

Flahiff, George Bernard, C.S.B

Archbishop of Winnipeg 1960-1982 Born: Oct. 26, 1905 (Paris Ont, Diocese of Hamilton, Canada) Ordained Priest (Basilian Fathers): April 17, 1930 Elected Archbishop of Winnipeg: March 10, 1960 Consecrated Bishop: May 31, 1960 Created Cardinal-priest of the Title of S. Maria della Salute a Primavalle: April 28, 1969 Resigned: March 31, 1982 Died: Aug. 22, 1989 (Toronto)

C ar ter, Emmett

G erald

Archbishop of To r o n t o 1978-1990

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