Villaret, Jean Chrysostome
Villaret, Jean Chrysostome a French prelate, was born at Rodez, Jan. 27, 1739. He studied at the Seminary of St. Sulpice, and, after teaching there, became grand-vicar, canon, and theologian of his native city. Under Necker he entered the civil service. During the French Revolution, he lived privately in the, country. In 1802 he was made bishop of Amiens, but: soon after he was transferred to the see of Casal. On the restoration of Piedmont to Sardinia he resigned, and thenceforth lived in retirement. He died at Paris, May 12, 1824.See Biographie Universelle, s.v.