Biography of Peter A. A. Collet
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Collet, Peter A. A., physician and surgeon, was born in the parish of St. Henry, Levis county, near Quebec, Canada, May 19, 1847, a son of Peter and Mary (Couture) Collet. He received his preparatory education in the common schools, and at the seminary at Quebec, where he remained four years, and then entered the College of St. Anne Lapocatière, county of Kamouraska, Canada, remaining two years, when he matriculated in the study of medicine at Lavalle University, city of Quebec, where he took a four years' course, receiving his medical degree, June 30, 1871. He began his practice in his native county, and from there came to Fall River, February 1, 1881, and by his skill and ability has built up a large practice. Besides attending to his regular professional labors he was city physician in 1894-97; and is a member of the medical staff of the Emergency Hospital. Since 1896 he has been on the medical staff of the Seaside Home for Children. In 1872 Dr. Collet married GeorgieAnna Verreault, who died in 1878, leaving four children: Lucy, Henry, Leopoldine and Ernestine, the last two having died when young. November 6, 1883, Dr. Collet married the second time, Malvina Boldue of Fall River, and they have two children, Laura and Louis Philip.

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