Governor of Montreal

The Governor of Montreal was the highest position in Montreal in the 17th century and the 18th century. Prior to the establishment of the 1663 Sovereign Council, the governor of Montreal was appointed by the Société Notre-Dame de Montréal. The Governor had responsibilities over both military and civil affairs in Montreal.

List of governors of Montreal

This is a list of governors of Montreal.

Governor Term Sovereign
Paul de Chomedey de Maisonneuve1642–1669Louis XIV
Louis d'Ailleboust de Coulonge1645-1647 (acting)
Charles-Joseph d'Ailleboust des Musseaux1651-1653 (acting)
Raphaël-Lambert Closse1655-1657 (acting)
Zacharie Dupuis de Verdun1662 (acting)
Étienne Pézard de LaTouche1664 (acting)
Zacharie Dupuis de Verdun1665-1666 (acting)
Annibal-Alexis or Balthazar de Flotte de La Frédière1666-1667 (acting)
Zacharie Dupuy de Verdun1667-1668 (acting)
Pierre de Lamotte de Saint-Paul1669–1670
Michel-Sidrac Dugué de Boisbriand1670
François-Marie Perrot de Sainte-Geneviève1670–1684
Thomas de Lanouguère1674-1675 (acting)
Louis-Hector de Callière1684–1699
François Provost1686–1687
Philippe de Rigaud de Vaudreuil1688-1689 (acting)
Philippe de Rigaud de Vaudreuil1699–1704
Claude de Ramezay1704–1724
Charles Le Moine, 1st Baron de Longueuil1724–1729Louis XV
Jean Bouillet, sieur de la Chassaigne1729–1733
J.-M.-Josué Berthelot, sieur de Beaucourt1733–1748
Charles Le Moine, 2nd Baron de Longueuil1748–1755
François-Pierre Rigaud de Vaudreuil1757–1760
Thomas Gage1760–1763George III
Ralph Burton1763–1764

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