James MacPherson Le Moine

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Sir James MacPherson Le Moine
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Born (1825-01-24)January 24, 1825
Quebec City, Lower Canada
Died February 5, 1912(1912-02-05) (aged 87)
Sillery, Quebec City

Sir James MacPherson Le Moine (January 24, 1825 – February 5, 1912) was a Canadian author and barrister.

He was involved with the Literary and Historical Society of Quebec, helping in the development of their natural history museum, and later serving as president in 1871, 1879–1882, and 1902-1903.

From 1894 to 1895, he was the president of the Royal Society of Canada.

In 1897, he was made a Knight by Queen Victoria.

In 1856, he married Mary Atkinson. They had two children: Jeanette Julia and Sophia Annie.

Selected bibliography[edit]

  • Ornithologie du Canada (1860–1861)
  • Maple Leaves (1863–1906)
  • Quebec Past and Present (1876)
  • Picturesque Quebec (1882)

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Professional and academic associations
Preceded by
George Mercer Dawson
President of the Royal Society of Canada
Succeeded by
Alfred Richard Cecil Selwyn