James Huston

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James Huston
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Born (1820-08-17)August 17, 1820
Quebec City, Lower Canada
Died September 21, 1854(1854-09-21) (aged 34)
Quebec City, Lower Canada
Occupation typographer, journalist, and author

James Huston (August 17, 1820 – September 21, 1854) was a Canadian typographer and journalist. Born in Quebec City, he was also a longtime member and subsequent President of the Institut canadien de Montréal.

Huston is best known as the compiler of Le répertoire national which was a collection of the works of Canadian writers for the previous half century.

He died in Quebec, aged 34.


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