Chevillard, Andre a French preacher of the Dominican order, was born at Rennes early in the 17th century, and died in America, May 26, 1682. Having been -sent several times as a missionary to the French colonies in this country, he published, in the interval of his missions, Les Desseins de son Emninence de Richelieu pour Ameique, etc. (Rennes, 1659, 4to), which asserts the conversion of a large body of Indians, and of 3069 heretics who had come over from France. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.