Amedée Fournier Interview

Title

Amedée Fournier Interview

Authors

Suzanne Roy

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Description

Amedée Fournier was born in St Justique, QC in 1888; his father was a river-boat captain (matelot) on between Montréal and Ottawa. He immigrated to the US at the age of 6, and became a plumber at the New York Trade School. After graduating, he returned to Lewiston, and met a number of notable local Francos, including Dr. Wiseman, the first Franco-American mayor, and F.X. Marcotte, local entrepreneur.

Duration

01:01:21

Document Type

Audio Recording

Identifier

2019.14.70

Publication Date

7-5-1977

City

Lewiston, Maine

Language

French

Keywords

Oral History, Franco-American Collection, University of Southern Maine

Comments

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Amedée Fournier Interview


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