Célestin Bergevin

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Célestin Bergevin
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Beauharnois
In office
1867–1871
Succeeded by George-Étienne Cartier
In office
1878–1886
Preceded by Élie-Hercule Bisson
Succeeded by Moïse Plante
Personal details
Born (1832-09-07)September 7, 1832
Saint-Timothée, Lower Canada
Died July 17, 1910(1910-07-17) (aged 77)
Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Quebec
Political party Conservative
Relations Achille Bergevin, cousin
Arthur Plante, cousin
Moïse Plante, uncle

Célestin Bergevin (September 7, 1832 – July 17, 1910) was a farmer and political figure in Quebec. He represented Beauharnois in the Legislative Assembly of Quebec from 1867 to 1871 and from 1878 to 1886 as a Conservative member.

He was born in Saint-Timothée, Lower Canada, the son of Pierre Bergevin and Angélique Mercier. Bergevin was mayor of Saint-Clément-de-Beauharnois from 1878 to 1882. He was also a justice of the peace and harbour master for Valleyfield. In 1857, he married Marie Salomae May. Bergevin was defeated by George-Étienne Cartier when he ran for reelection in 1871, also losing by-elections in 1873 and 1875. He was successful in 1878 and 1881 but defeated again in 1886. Bergevin died in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield at the age of 77.

His cousins Achille Bergevin and Arthur Plante, and his uncle Moïse Plante were also elected to represent Beauharnois in the Quebec assembly.

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