Jean-François Hubert

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Jean-François Hubert
Bishop of Quebec
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Installed June 12, 1788
Term ended September 1, 1797
Predecessor Louis-Philippe Mariauchau d'Esgly
Successor Pierre Denaut
Other posts Coadjutor Bishop of Quebec
Personal details
Born (1739-02-23)February 23, 1739
Quebec City, Canada, New France
Died October 17, 1797(1797-10-17) (aged 58)
Quebec City, Lower Canada

Jean-François Hubert, (February 23, 1739 – October 17, 1797), bishop of Quebec, trained at the Sulpician seminary in Montreal. He was taken under the protection of Bishop Dubreil and served for a time as the bishop's secretary.

After Bishop Dubreil died in 1760, Hubert became secretary to vicar general Jean-Olivier Briand the following year. Briand became bishop of the Diocese of Quebec and, in 1766, Hubert was the first ordination by the bishop.

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