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date: 13 November 2019

Le Moyne, Jean-Baptistelocked

(baptized 23 Feb. 1680–07 March 1767)
  • Carl A. Brasseaux

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Le Moyne, Jean-Baptiste (baptized 23 Feb. 1680–07 March 1767), French soldier, explorer, and governor of colonial Louisiana, was born in Montréal, New France, the son of Charles Le Moyne, sieur de Longueuil et de Châteauguay, a provincial nobleman, and Catherine Thierry Primot. Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne inherited the title ...

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