Edgar Rochette

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Edgar Rochette
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Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Charlevoix-Saguenay
In office
1927–1936
Preceded by Philippe Dufour
Succeeded by Arthur Leclerc
In office
1939–1944
Preceded by Arthur Leclerc
Succeeded by Arthur Leclerc
Personal details
Born (1890-04-28)April 28, 1890
La Malbaie, Quebec
Died June 15, 1953(1953-06-15) (aged 63)
Quebec City, Quebec
Political party Liberal

Joseph Ulysse Edgar Rochette[1] (April 28, 1890 – June 15, 1953) was a Canadian lawyer, judge, and provincial politician.

Born in La Malbaie, Quebec, Rochette was admitted to the Quebec Bar in 1914. A Rhodes Scholar, he studied law at Pembroke College, Oxford from 1914 to 1917. He also spent time at the University of Grenoble.

He was a member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Charlevoix-Saguenay from 1927 to 1936 and from 1939 to 1944. He held various cabinet positions including Minister of Labour, Minister of Labour, Games and Fisheries, and Minister of Mines and Fisheries. In 1944, he was made a judge.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Register of Rhodes Scholars 1903-1945. 
  2. ^ "Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec.