Paul Mascarene

(Jean-Paul Mascarene)

(1684/5-1760)

Born France, educated Geneva

Represented Britain as military officer (lieutenant-colonel),

administrator (lieutenant governor) of Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, 

where he encouraged the policy of neutrality by Acadians in Cape Breton Island 1720-51

 

Source: Maxwell Sutherland, Dictionary of Canadian Biography,

1741-1770 Volume III, University of Toronto/UniversitÈ Laval, 2000

Copyright 2011. David Cohen.

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