American-French Genealogical Society inducts Four into Hall of Fame

The American-French Genealogical Society of Woonsocket, Rhode Island, held its 14th annual Hall of Fame Induction on Oct. 14, in its headquarters in the Franco American Center, 78 Earle St.

The four inductees honored this year were Paul Bourget of Woonsocket, businessman, author and Civil War Re-enactor; Lucie LeBlanc Cosentino, of Methuen, Mass., Acadian Genealogist and lecturer; Leslie Choquette, author and director of the French Institute at Assumption College of Worcester, Mass.; and Duke Robillard of Pawtucket, internationally-known blues guitarist.

The individuals of French-Canadian ancestry were recognized for having achieved success in their life’s work or having made significant contributions to their community or country.

To learn more about the AFGS, visit its website at

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