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Louis Rheaume

bishop

Louis Rheaume, bishop.

Background

Rheaume, Louis was born on November 17, 1873 in Levis, Quebec, Canada. Son of Jeremie and Philomen (Nadeau) Rheaume.

Education

Educated Ottawa and Rome. Doctor of Philosophy., Gregorian U., 1902.

Career

Ordained priest (Order of O.M.I.) Roman Catholic Church, 1904. Professor mathematics, University of Ottawa, 1905. Director Grand Seminary of Ottowa, 1913-1915, 1921-1923.

Rector University of Ottawa, 1915-1921. Consecrated bishop, 1923. Bishop of Haileybury, Ontario, 1923-1938.

Bishop of Timmins, Ontario, since 1938. Assistant at Pontifical Throne and Roman Court, since March 24, 1940.

Connections

father:
Jeremie Rheaume

mother:
Philomen (Nadeau) Rheaume