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Théodore Robitaille

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Théodore Robitaille,  (29 January 1834 – 17 August 1897) was a Canadian physician, politician, and the fourth Lieutenant Governor of Quebec.Born in Varennes, Lower Canada, the son of Louis-Adolphe Robitaille (pronounced "ro-bee-tah-yeh") and Marie-Justine Monjeau, he was baptized as Louis-François-Christophe-Théodore. A physician, he graduated from McGill College in 1858 and settled in New Carlisle, Quebec. In 1861, he was elected to the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada for the riding of Bonaventure. In 1867, he was elected to the House of Commons of Canada. A Conservative he was re-elected in 1872, an 1873 ministerial by-election, 1874, and 1878. In 1873, he was appointed Receiver General.In 1871, he was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Quebec in Bonaventure and served until 1874 when holding a federal and provincial seat was abolished. From 1879 to 1884, he was the Lieutenant Governor of Quebec. Notably, during his tenure he commissioned Calixa Lavallée and Sir Adolphe-Basile Routhier to prepare the music and French lyrics to what would become Canada's national anthem, O Canada. In 1885, he was appointed to the Senate representing the senatorial division of Gulf, Quebec. He served until his death in New Carlisle, Quebec in 1897.
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Théodore Robitaille

Théodore Robitaille

Canadian physician

  • Desc: Théodore Robitaille, PC was a Canadian physician, politician, and the fourth Lieutenant Governor of Quebec. Born in Varennes, Lower Canada, the son of Louis-Adolphe Robitaille and Marie-Justine Monjeau, he was baptized as Louis-François-Christophe-Théodore.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Th%C3%A9odore_Robitaille
  • Type: Person, Thing
  • Result Score: 98.96
O Canada

O Canada

Song by Calixa Lavallée

  • Desc: "O Canada" is the national anthem of Canada. The song was originally commissioned by Lieutenant Governor of Quebec Théodore Robitaille for the 1880 Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day ceremony; Calixa Lavallée composed the music, after which, words were written by the poet and judge Sir Adolphe-Basile Routhier.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/O_Canada
  • Type: MusicComposition, Thing
  • Result Score: 0.03

Gatineau Olympiques

Ice hockey team

  • Desc: The Gatineau Olympiques are a major junior ice hockey team based in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada, that plays in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. The Olympiques play home games at the Robert Guertin Centre. The club, then known as the Hull Festivals, was granted membership in the QMJHL in 1973. The Olympiques have appeared in the Memorial Cup seven times, winning once in 1997.
  • URL: http://www.olympiquesdegatineau.ca
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gatineau_Olympiques
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  • Result Score: 0.01
Thomas Chapais

Thomas Chapais

Canadian author

  • Desc: Sir Joseph Amable Thomas Chapais, FRSC was a French Canadian author, editor, historian, journalist, professor, and politician. Born in Saint-Denis, Quebec, the son of Jean-Charles Chapais, a Father of Canadian Confederation, and Henriette-Georgina Dionne, he received a bachelor's degree in 1876 from Université Laval and was called to the Bar of Quebec in 1879.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Chapais
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Clarence Hamilton

Merchant

  • Desc: Clarence Hamilton was a merchant and political figure in Quebec. He represented Bonaventure in the Legislative Assembly of Quebec from 1867 to 1871 as a Liberal.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clarence_Hamilton
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William Henry Clapperton

William Henry Clapperton

Canadian Politician

  • Desc: William Henry Clapperton was a Canadian politician in the province of Quebec. Born in Carleton, Lower Canada, the son of John Clapperton and Félicité Dugas, Clapperton went to live in Scotland after the death of his father when he was nine months.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Henry_Clapperton
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4th Quebec Legislature

4th Quebec Legislature

Legislative assembly

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