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Raymond Auzias Turenne

Summary: Raymond Auzias-Turenne was born in Grenoble (Isère) on 23-11-1861, died in Montreal (Canada) on 20-09-1940, he is a diplomat, banker and publicist. He is not in the current of mass immigration. Coming from a Grenoble family of legitimist and catholic lawyers, he decides, in 1885, at the age of 24, to try the adventure across the Atlantic going to the United States. After landing in South Dakota, he created a ranch, the Fleur-de-Lys, and started breeding horses. He met Sitting-Bull, learned about the harsh existence of cowboys and made his fortune. It is then that he decides to embark on a new adventure. We then find him in Montreal, where he founds a family, then in the Yukon at the time of the gold rush, banker. He will end his life in Seattle as a successful businessman.

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