Archbishop of Montreal. In the 1960s, Leger gave up all of the trappings of office as cardinal to move to Cameroon, West Africa where he worked with lepers and the handicapped. Leger was the founder of “Cardinal Leger and His Endeavours”. Of his resignation from the See of Montreal, Leger commented “…I have reached an age where a certain sclerosis of soul has set in…”
ADS - Autograph Document Signed; full (early 1954) signature with title of office on color heraldic calling card. Accompanied by a 8"x10" black/white studio portrait also signed by photographer. Nice ensemble.
It was this dealer (and former journalist) who had the privilege of interviewing Cardinal Leger in 1977 for Our Sunday Visitor Magazine.
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