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J-Romeo Gagnon, Canadian bishop.

Background

Gagnon, J-Romeo was born on February 24, 1903 in St. Cyrille, Quebec, Canada. Son of Simon and Marie-Anne (Lebeau) Gagnon.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Laval U., 1924. D.Canon Law, Pontifical Angelicum U., Rome, 1935, Ph.L., 1936.

Career

Ordained priest Roman Catholic Church, 1928. Parish assistant, 1928-1929. Teacher Seminary Nicolet, Quebec, 1929-1932, 36-46.

Vicar general Diocese Nicolet, 1946-1949. Professor canon law Laval U., 1939-1944. Bishop of Edmundston, N.B., Canada, 1949-1970.

Connections

father:
Simon Gagnon

mother:
Marie-Anne (Lebeau) Gagnon