Antoine Le Moyne de Châteaugué

Antoine Le Moyne de Châteaugué (1683–1747), shown here in a painting by Jean Baptiste Jouvenet, was one of four Le Moyne brothers who played significant roles in the colonization of the American Southeast. In 1698, he accompanied his brothers Iberville and Bienville on an expedition to rediscover the mouth of the Mississippi River and served in various administrative positions in Mobile, Dauphin Island, and New Orleans for more than four decades.