Alphonse Fournier

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Alphonse Fournier
Alphonse Fournier.jpg
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Hull
In office
1930–1953
Preceded by Joseph-Éloi Fontaine
Succeeded by Alexis Caron
Personal details
Born (1893-03-24)March 24, 1893
Methuen, Massachusetts
Died October 8, 1961(1961-10-08) (aged 68)
Relations Joseph-Célestin Nadon, cousin
Children Roy Fournier, Robert Fournier, Louis Fournier, Raymonde Farley
Cabinet Minister of Public Works (1942-1953)
Portfolio Leader of the Government in the House of Commons (1948-1953)
Liberal Party House Leader (1948-1953)

Alphonse Fournier, PC (March 24, 1893 – October 8, 1961) was a Canadian politician.

Born in Methuen, Massachusetts, he was first elected to the Canadian House of Commons representing the Quebec riding of Hull in the 1930 federal election. A Liberal, he was re-elected in 1935, 1940, 1945, and 1949.[1]

Hon. Alphone Fournier and colleagues in the 16th Canadian Ministry (Rear, L-R): Hons. J.J. McCann, Paul Martin, Joseph Jean, J.A. Glen, Brooke Claxton, Alphonse Fournier, Ernest Bertrand, A.G.L. McNaughton, Lionel Chevrier, D.C. Abbott, D.L. MacLaren

From 1942 to 1953, he was the Minister of Public Works. From 1948 to 1953, he was the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons and Liberal Party House Leader.[1]

His, son, Roy Fournier, was also a member of the Quebec parliament and solicitor general for the province of Quebec.[2]

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