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Named for the area's first seigneur and French explorer Robert René Cavelier de La Salle (born at Rouen, France in 1643, died in Texas in 1687). LaSalle came into existence as a municipality in 1845 and finally became the City of LaSalle in 1912. In 2002 it was annexed by the city of Montreal along with a number of other cities on the Island of Montreal.
The city's main economic engine was in industries and agrifoods:
- Official Site of Montreal, Borough of LaSalle - In English, a French version is available.
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