Hector Fabre

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The Hon.
Hector Fabre
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Hector Fabre in 1879
Senator from La Salle, Quebec
In office
1875–1882
Appointed by Alexander Mackenzie
Preceded by Charles-Eugène Panet
Succeeded by Pierre Antoine Deblois
Commissioner to France
In office
1882–1910
Preceded by Established
Succeeded by Philippe Roy
Personal details
Born (1834-08-09)August 9, 1834
Montreal, Lower Canada
Died September 2, 1910(1910-09-02) (aged 76)
Paris, France
Resting place Boulogne-sur-Seine
Political party Nationalist
Relations Édouard-Raymond Fabre, father

Louis-Roch-Hector Fabre (August 9, 1834 – September 2, 1910) was a French Canadian lawyer, journalist, diplomat, and senator.

He was appointed to the Canadian Senate on 5 February 1875 on the recommendation of Alexander Mackenzie. Sitting as a Nationalist, he represented the senatorial division of La Salle, Quebec until his resignation on 12 July 1882.

Following his resignation from the Senate, Fabre was appointed Canada's first General Agent in Paris, a position he would occupy until his death in 1910. This appointment marked one of the first diplomatic postings in Canadian history. In 1886 he was created a Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George.

The Fabres had one son, Paul Fabre (1867–1902), who accompanied his parents to Paris. He was appointed editorial secretary of the journal Paris-Canada in February 1892 and editor two years later. His health was poor, and he died in 1902 at the age of 35.

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