- c.1860-1970 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
30cm of textual and photographic materials
Name of creator
Julien Donald Bissonnette was born on 1 July 1857. He was baptized at St. Peter in Chains Roman Catholic Church in Trenton, Ontario, on 13 October 1857, the child of Julien Bissonnette and his wife, Mary Donald. Julien studied at Queen's University in Kingston, obtaining his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1880. He taught at Dundas High School from 1880 to 1889, before returning to Queen's to qualify as a Doctor of Medicine in 1892. He worked as a doctor in Napanee and then for more than 20 years in Stirling, Ontario, where he died on 31 December 1921.
Donated by Neill Bissonnette in October 2023.