Canadian sculptor remembered for his contributions toward church carvings. He made the Barbeau Cross, displayed at the Church of Saint Jean in Quebec.
He studied at Baie-Comeau High School until the age of 15.
He was commemorated on the Canadian 32 cent stamp in 1984.
He was born to father Jean-Paul, a carpenter, and mother Brigitte.
He and Charles Daudelin are both from Quebec.