Born in Campbellton on April 1st 1909, he attends Collège du Sacré-Cœur (Bathurst, NB), Collège Saint-Anne (Church Point, NS), and Saint-Joseph University (Memramcook, NB) where he obtained his Bachelor of Arts in 1930.  He decides to go into law school at Dalhousie University (Halifax, NS) where he obtained his bachelor of law in 1934.  Sainte-Anne's College gave him a doctorat uréat ès arts en 1930.  He studied law at Dalhousie University (Halifax, NS), where he was obtained his law degree in 1934.  St. Anne College awarded him a Doctorate in Civil Law, honoris causa, in 1964.

Admitted to the bar in November 1934, he was clerk of the peace, clerk of courts and crown prosecutor for many years.  Elected President of the Madawaska District Bar Association and elected member of the Bar Council of New Brunswick and Vice President of the Bar Association of Canada.  He was a member of the Ethics Committee and member of the administration of justice committee of the New Brunswick Bar.  He is admitted to the Queen's Counsel in 1952.  Appointed to the Supreme Court of New Brunswick division of Queen's Bench, in October 1963.

Founding President of Lions Club of Edmundston, in 1938.  He is a member of the Knight of Columbus, 4th degree, former Fidèle-Navigateur.  He took an active part in the foundation in Edmundston, of the Sisters Servants of the Blessed Sacrament.  Federal Liberal candidate for the riding of Madawaska-Restigouche, he was defeated in a by-election in 1949.  President of the Liberal Association Madawaska until 1952.  President of the fundraising campaign in support of Acadian patriotic works under aegis of the Société Nationale des Acadiens (1962), President of the society's committee of inquiry on the future of the newspaper L'Evangéline (1962-1963), member of the Board and legal adviser of the Cooperative Madawaska, honorary president of the fundraising campaign for Catholic Scouts of the diocese of Edmundston, Chairman of the electoral districts Commission for New Brunswick.

He lives in Edmundston for almost all his life.  He marries Mary Ann Duncan in 1935 from Saint-John, NB and with Liliane Levesque in 1940 from Saint-Ann, NB.  They have 8 children: Robert (1st marriage), Guy, Gilles, Marguerite, Jean-Marc, Jacqueline Françoise and Jocelyne.  He loves his cottage at Lac Légaré, QC where he could catch numerous trout and entertain many guests.  He dies, aged 76, in Edmundston, NB.

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