Louis-Philippe Gagne, Lewiston, ca. 1947

Contributed by Franco-American Collection


Louis-Philippe Gagné (1900-1963) in a portrait probably taken when he served as mayor of Lewiston in 1947-1948. He also was editor of the Franco-American newspaper in Lewiston, Le Messager, and active in many community organizations.

He was the founder of the snowshoe club movement in the United States.

He came to Lewiston from Quebec in 1922 and started Le Montagnard snowshoe club in 1924.

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About This Item

  • Title: Louis-Philippe Gagne, Lewiston, ca. 1947
  • Creation Date: circa 1947
  • Subject Date: circa 1947
  • Town: Lewiston
  • County: Androscoggin
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Franco-American Collection
USM, 51 Westminster Street, Lewiston, ME 04240
(207) 753-6545

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