Happy birthday to Charles-Ange Collet! A native of Niles, he was the first Michigan-born person to become a priest.
Son of Claude Collet, a soldier with the French colonial regular troops and Marguerite Fauche. In 1726 or 1727 he traveled with his parents to Montreal to begin his schooling, and would later attend a seminary in Quebec.
Source : Charles-Ange Colle entry, Dictionary of Canadian Biography, Volume 5