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  • Jean-François Guité, PC (1852–1917), Canadian politician. Born in Maria, Que., on Gaspé Coast, owned general store in Carleton, and became lumber merchant shipping railway ties from New Carlisle to Boston. Appointed by wife's uncle Sir Alphonse Pelletier, Speaker of Canada's Senate, to Canadian House of Commons, for Bonaventure, as Liberal, 1897, and served three years. Descendant of Louis Hébert, one of first Europeans to settle in North America, who arrived with Samuel de Champlain and cousin-by-marriage Jean de Biencourt at Port Royal, Acadia, (now Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia), 1606, then to Quebec City 1617 where become recognized as first European to farm in Quebec (See Louis Hébert statue, Parc Montmorency, Quebec).
  • Jean-Paul Guité, (1921–1955), grandson of Canadian politician Jean-Francois Guité (1852–1917), born New Richmond, on Quebec's Gaspé Coast, selected in 1939, at age 18, to represent Canada in first four Canadians sent for British Royal Navy officer training; volunteered to help evacuate British Expeditionary Force from Dunkirk, 1940; signal officer on Corvettes, with British Royal Navy, and then Royal Canadian Navy, escorting North Atlantic convoys, 1940–1943; appointed in 1943, at age 22, Senior Staff Signal Officer to Rear-Admiral Leonard Murray, Commander-in-Chief, Canadian Northwest Atlantic, deploying High-Frequency Direction Finding (HFDF) technology on all Canadian North Atlantic warships and naval bases, with HFDF technology "now generally recognized as being, with radar and code-breaking, a primary factor in the allied victory in the Battle of the Atlantic." Returned to active convoy duty, after deployment of HFDF, 1944-1945. After World War II became partner with Jean-Louis Levesque in Credit Interprovincial Ltée., predecessor to Levesque Beaubien Ltee., helped form TransCanada Funds, lived in Westmount, Que., died in duck hunting camp fire, age 34, buried at sea by Canadian Navy, 1955. Wife Alison Carmichael Guité, children Diane, Michel. −
  • Michel Guité (born 1945), son of Jean-Paul Guité, founder of Vermont Telephone Co., former Salomon Brothers equities analyst, PhD from Stanford University (1977), M.Sc. from M.I.T. (1974), climbed Mt. McKinley (1977). Lives in Greenwich, CT, and in October, 2013, co-produced Mendelssohn's Elijah at Carnegie Hall with Walter Hewlett as volunteer conductor, Orchestra of St. Lukes, Musica Sacra choir, and his wife and six children on stage, to help celebrate his Stanford dormitory's 40th reunion. A member of Explorers Club, New York, Mount Royal Club, Montreal, Indian Harbor Yacht Club, Greenwich, CT, wife Eva, six children Sophie, Diane, Jean-Paul, Graham, Ware, Jean-Christophe.
  • {(Diane Guité)} (born 1984), daughter of Michel Guité, graduated Harvard College, worked in investment banking at Goldman Sachs, joined Vermont Telephone Co., Inc., as head of wireless, then enrolled at Harvard Business School class of 2016.
  • Sophie Guité (born 1982), daughter of Michel Guité, editor McGill University humor magazine Red Herring 2004, graduated McGill University 2005, M.A. Columbia University, 2009, Ph.D. Columbia University, 2011, worked at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, New York, equities research, then Morgan Stanley, New York, global investment fund.
  • Pierre Guité (born 1952), retired Canadian professional ice hockey player.