Champlain (Province of Canada)

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For homonymy, see Champlain.
Champlain
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Province of Canada electoral district
Defunct pre-Confederation electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada
District created 1841
District abolished 1867
First contested 1841
Last contested 1867

Under the Union regime (1841-1867), the district of Champlain was re-established. It was located in the current Mauricie area and was located northeast of the district of Saint-Maurice on the north shore of the St. Lawrence River.[1]

Champlain was represented by one Member at the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada.

Members for Champlain (1841-1867)[edit]

  Name Party Election [2]
     René-Joseph Kimber [3] Radical Reformer 1841
     Henry Judah Radical Reformer 1843
     Louis Guillet Radical Reformer 1844
     Louis Guillet [4] Moderate Reformer 1848
     Thomas Marchildon Radical Reformer 1851
     Thomas Marchildon [5] Parti rouge 1854
     Joseph-Édouard Turcotte [6] Parti bleu 1858
     John Jones Ross Parti bleu 1861
     John Jones Ross Parti bleu 1863

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ History of the electoral map of Québec, Chief Electoral Officer of Québec.
  2. ^ By-elections are indicated with Italic font.
  3. ^ Kimber resigned in 1843 to become a Legislative Councillor.
  4. ^ Guillet lost the 1851 election.
  5. ^ Guillet lost the 1858 election.
  6. ^ Turcotte was Speaker of the Assembly in 1862 and 1863. He successfully ran in the district of Trois-Rivières in 1863.

See also[edit]