Philip G. Levesque, the son of Hercule Levesque and Jeannette Dube, was born in 1948 in Frenchville, Maine. Phil attended Dewey School in Frenchville up to the 8th grade and graduated high school in Madawaska in 1966. Phil was drafted in the military in 1967 and was sent to Vietnam during the Vietnam War. After the war, he married Karen Plourde of St. David and lived in Connecticut for a while. Coming back to Maine, Phil served as the Frenchville Town Manager from 1982 to 2011 when he retired. He served as the president of the Frenchville Snowmobile Club; served as administrator of the Northern Aroostook Regional Incinerator Facility; served as a board member of the Frenchville Historical Society.