Leonard Arthur Auger was born 15 February 1893, in Magog, Que to parents Alfred Auger (1868-1950) and Ella Elmira Buzzell (1870-1934). On 25 November, 1915, Leonard married Clarida Darcy (1892-1969). Throughout his life, Leonard lived in Vermont, Massachusetts, and Quebec. He was employed as a personnel manager for Dominion Textile in Magog until his retirement in 1948. He also served on the Magog Protestant Board of School Commissioners. Leonard Auger became well known for his study of Indigenous and Eastern Townships history. He published several articles on his various history topics and lectured around the United States and Canada. He died on 25 January, 1973 and is buried with his wife in the Pine Hill Cemetery, Magog.