Aurélien Bélanger

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Aurélien Bélanger (March 18, 1878 – February 12, 1953) was an Ontario political figure. He represented Russell in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario as a Liberal and Independent Liberal from 1923 to 1929 and Prescott as a Liberal from 1934 to 1948.

He was born in Sainte-Scholastique, Quebec in 1878, the son of Zotique Belanger, and studied at the Université Laval. Bélanger was a professor at the University of Ottawa, school inspector for Russell County, director of bilingual schools for the city of Ottawa and president of the Saint-Jean-Baptiste Society of Ottawa. He married Alida, the daughter of Télesphore Rochon. Bélanger was one of the founders of the newspaper Le Droit in 1912 [1]. He was defeated by Charles Avila Séguin for the Russell seat in 1929. He died at Ottawa in 1953.

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  • Histoire des Comtes Unis de Prescott et de Russell, L. Brault (1963)

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Legislative Assembly of Ontario
Preceded by
Alfred Goulet
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario for Russell
1923-1929
Succeeded by
Charles Avila Séguin
Preceded by
Joseph St. Denis
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario for Prescott
1934-1948
Succeeded by
Louis-Pierre Cécile