Tranquille Blanchard

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Tranquille Blanchard (c. 1773 21 May 1843) was a merchant in New Brunswick whose mercantile endeavours were closely associated with Charles Robin and Company.

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Charles Robin was an entrepreneur from the Isle of Jersey who traded between the maritime region of Canada and the British Isles.

Blanchard operated his business at Caraquet where he dealt in the usual supplies for a fishing community such as this one. His important function was in the cod fishery where he acted as an agent for Charles Robin and Company. This activity was important in the development of the fishing industry and the permanent colonization of the area.

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The Dictionary of Canadian Biography is a dictionary of biographical entries for individuals who have contributed to the history of Canada. The DCB, which was initiated in 1959, is a collaboration between the University of Toronto and Laval University. Fifteen volumes have so far been published with more than 8,400 biographies of individuals who died or whose last known activity fell between the years 1000 and 1930. The entire print edition is online, along with some additional biographies to the year 2000.