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Chevalier Paul-Joseph Le Moyne de Longueuil


NationalityFrench 
RolesAdministrator, Marine 
Date of Birth17.9.1701FWIKI
First Known Service1719FWIKI
Father
Charles II Le MoyneFrench
Administrator
Service 1725-1726
FWIKI
WifeMarie-Geneviève Joybert de Soulanges - Married 19.10.1728, Montreal FWIKI
Son-in-LawFWIKI
Last Known Service1757FWIKI
Date of Death12.5.1778 - Lorient FWIKI

Event History


Date fromDate toEventSource
1719 Lieutenant d'InfanterieFWIKI
1719 Lieutenant in the Normandy Regiment .FWIKI
1726 He returns to Canada . He was immediately appointed Commander of Fort Frontenac .FWIKI
1739 Commander of Fort Saint FrédéricFWIKI
1743 Commander of Fort DetroitFWIKI
1744 He foiled a British conspiracy aimed at raising the Amerindians of the Great Lakes region against Fort Detroit . Only Chief Orontony's Tribe openly displayed their hostility to the French . Orontony moved away from Fort Detroit and established a fortified camp which he burned before the arrival of French troops . The French built Fort Sandoské there .FWIKI
24.4.1744 Appointed Chevalier de l’Ordre Royal et Militaire de Saint-LouisFWIKI
1.5.1757 Appointed Gouverneur at Trois Rivières

He fortified the city . In 1759 , the English ships passed Trois-Rivières , avoiding attacking it , in order to reach Montreal .

FWIKI
17641766Return to France and in 1764 became responsible for Canadian Officers in Touraine . He returned to Canada to settle his estate with his family who had remained in that country , then returned definitively to France in 1766 .FWIKI

Sources


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FWIKIWikipedia - FranceVarious, Web Site

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