Jacques Marquette


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Noun1.Jacques Marquette - French missionary who accompanied Louis Joliet in exploring the upper Mississippi River valley (1637-1675)Jacques Marquette - French missionary who accompanied Louis Joliet in exploring the upper Mississippi River valley (1637-1675)
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The theology lecture series at Marquette University commemorates the missions and explorations of Jesuit Pere Jacques Marquette (1637-75).
The most famous Jesuit to labor in the current state of Michigan was Father Jacques Marquette. Born in Laon, France, in 1637, he joined the Society of Jesus when he was 17 years old.
and they who met the French Canadian, Louis Joliet, and Jesuit missionary, Jacques Marquette, in the summer of 1673.
Jacques Marquette, founder of Michigan's first European settlement, explored and mapped northern portion of Mississippi River.
She recounts the history of the French Jesuit missionary and explorer Jacques Marquette, who is best known for having surveyed the Mississippi River, and who became a regional hero in the upper Midwest.