Biography of Pierre F. Peloquin
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Peloquin, Pierre F., grocer and member of the School Committee of Fall River was born May 26, 1851, at Sorel Canada. After completing his preparatory studies in the government school he spent one year at Sorel University and was graduated from Montreal College in 1872. He then moved to Fall River, becoming one of the earliest French residents of the city, and was employed as bookkeeper in a grocery store for six years. In 1878 he engaged in the grocery and provision business for himself on Bedford street, and by diligence and industry has since prospered. He is a shareholder in the Fall River Laundry, Fall River Ice Company and is treasurer of the, Sand Rock Gold Mining Company of Arkansas. Mr. Peloquin is one of the trustees of St. Matthew's church of Fall River, for seven years has been president of the Ligue de Patriote (an influential organization of Frenchmen in Fall River with about 1,000 members). He was elected a member of the School Committee in 1896 for a term of three years. He holds a high social position among the French element and is an enterprising and progressive citizen of Fall River.

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A descriptive and biographical history of
Bristol County, Massachusetts
Prepaired and published under the auspices of
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With assistance of Hon. Alanson Borden
The Boston History Company, Publishers, 1899.

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