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Paul T. Lafleur Fonds
Paul Teodore Lafleur was born in Montreal in 1860 and attended the Montreal High School. He was granted a B.A. from McGill University in 1880 and an M.A. in 1887. He taught first in high school in Barrie, Ontario and afterwards at the Ottawa Collegiate Institute. This was followed by his long career as a member of teaching staff of McGill University. In 1886 Lafleur was appointed a Lecturer in English Philosophy. In 1990 he was promoted to Associate Professor, and in 1920 he became a Full Professor and the Head of the Department of English. He is the author of Illustrations of Logic published in Boston in 1899. He died in 1924 in Luxor, Egypt, while on leave on absence for his health.
Fonds consists of seven manuscript poems.