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DUVERNAY, Ludger, Canadian editor, born in Vercheres, Canada, in 1799; died in Montreal, Canada, in 1852. He was educated in the public schools of Vercheres, came to Montreal in 1813, and became an apprentice in the office of the "Spectateur." He founded the "Gazette des Trois Rivieres" in Trois RiviSres in 1817, edited it till 1822, and in 1823 published the "Constitutionel," which lived only two years. He established the "Argus" in Trois RiviSres in 1826, and in 1827 came to Montreal, where, in conjunction with A. N. Morin, he founded the "Minerve," From this period he was prominent as an advocate of Canadian independence, and was three times imprisoned by the government. In 1833 he laid the foundation of the Society of Saint Jean Baptiste, with the object of preserving the creed, language, and nationality of the Canadian French. He was elected a member of the Canadian legislature in 1887, and was some months afterward obliged to fly, in order to escape imprisonment, taking refuge in Burlington, where he founded the "Patriote." He returned to Canada ill 1842, and revised the "Minerve," which he continuedto publish in the interest of the Canadian liberals till his death.
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