Édouard H. Léger
|Édouard H. Léger|
|Member of the Canadian Parliament
|Preceded by||Pierre-Amand Landry|
|Succeeded by||George Valentine McInerney|
April 23, 1866|
Grande-Digue, New Brunswick
|Died||August 8, 1892(aged 26)|
Édouard H. Léger (April 23, 1866 – August 8, 1892) was a physician and political figure in New Brunswick, Canada. He represented Kent in the Canadian House of Commons from 1890 to 1892 as a Conservative member.
He was born in Grande-Digue, New Brunswick, the son of Hypolite Léger. He taught school for one year before continuing his education at St. Joseph's College in Memramcook. In 1888, he graduated with an M.D. from the Detroit Medical College. Later that year, he married Élise Michaud. Léger was first elected to the House of Commons in an 1890 by-election held after Pierre-Amand Landry resigned his seat to accept an appointment as judge. He died in office at the age of 26.
- Synopsis of federal political experience from the Library of Parliament
- The Canadian parliamentary companion, 1891 JA Gemmill
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