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Langevin, Hector Louis

(1826—1906) politician and journalist in Canada


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(1826–1906). Born in Quebec City, Langevin became a lawyer and journalist, but it was his 40-year political career that made him well known. A moderate reformer and then a liberal-conservative of the George-Étienne Cartier school, he was primarily interested in national politics even while serving as alderman (1856) and mayor of Quebec City (1858–61).

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From The Oxford Companion to Canadian History in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: History of the Americas.



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