Joseph Signay

Joseph Signay by Théophile Hamel

Joseph Signay, (8 November 1778 – 3 October 1850), was the third archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Quebec.

Signay was ordained in 1802 by Bishop Pierre Denaut and began a number of years of parish duties. In 1814, he was appointed parish priest of Quebec by Archbishop Joseph-Octave Plessis. In 1825, Bernard-Claude Panet became archbishop and selected Signay as his coadjutor.

Signay became archbishop in 1833 and he was followed by Pierre-Flavien Turgeon in 1850.

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Religious titles
Preceded by
Bernard-Claude Panet
Archbishop of Quebec
1833–1850
Succeeded by
Pierre-Flavien Turgeon