John C. Becket
John C. Becket (May 14, 1810 - September 5, 1879) was a Scottish born printer who practiced his craft in Montreal after 1832.
Becket, who was born in Kilwinning, Scotland, immigrated to New York in 1731 and moved to Canada after a few months. He and four contemporary printers were described as “ancestors of the profession” in Montreal
- Ægidius Fauteux, The introduction of printing into Canada, a brief history (Montreal, 1930), 110–11.
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