Aurore!  The Mystery of the Martyred Child

Judge Joseph-Alfred Désy

[ Juge Joseph-Alfred Désy, Le Soleil (Québec),   ] The judge in the case of the King versus Télesphore Gagnon. Born on September 17, 1878, in St. Barthélémy, the son of Rémy Désy and Marie Aurey dit Laferrière. He studied at the University of Montreal and was admitted to the Bar in 1901. He married Virginie Bergeron in 1902 and they became the parents of four children. In 1915, he was successively named King's Counsel, President of the Bar at Trois-Rivières, and then General President of the Bar for the province of Quebec. On February 29, 1916, at 37 years of age, he was appointed Judge of the Superior Court of the district of Trois-Rivières. He died on March 15, 1925.

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