STREET VIEWS: The story behind Rue Lavigueur


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Photo: Wikimedia Commons-Public Domain

This photo of Henri-Edgar Lavigueur, taken by Livernois Ltée in about 1910, is in the Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec collection.

A street, a stairway and a bridge are named in honour of Henri-Edgar Lavigueur (1867-1943), who served as the 27th and the 32nd mayor of Quebec City. Born in Quebec City, he was a co-founder of the Lavigueur and Hutchison Company, which sold sewing machines and musical instruments.