Jacques Bureau

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Not to be confused with Jacques-Olivier Bureau.
The Hon.
Jacques Bureau
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Senator for La Salle, Quebec
In office
September 5, 1925 – January 23, 1933
Preceded by Joseph Godbout
Succeeded by Lucien Moraud
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Three Rivers and St. Maurice
In office
1900 – 1925
Preceded by Adolphe-Philippe Caron
Succeeded by Arthur Bettez
Personal details
Born (1860-07-09)July 9, 1860
Trois-Rivières, Canada East
Died January 23, 1933(1933-01-23) (aged 72)
Political party Liberal
Cabinet Solicitor General of Canada (1907-1911)
Minister of Customs and Excise (1921-1925)

Jacques Bureau, PC (July 9, 1860 – January 23, 1933) was a Canadian politician.

Born in Trois-Rivières, Canada East, the son of J. Napoleon Bureau and Sophie Gingras, Bureau was educated at Nicolet College and received a Bachelor of Laws degree in 1881 from Laval University. A lawyer, he was elected to the Canadian House of Commons for the riding of Three Rivers and St. Maurice in the 1900 federal election. A Liberal, he was re-elected in 1904, 1908, 1911, 1917, and 1921. From 1907 to 1911, he was the Solicitor General of Canada. From 1921 to 1925, he was the Minister of Customs and Excise. In 1925, after his involvement in the King-Byng Affair, he was called to the Senate of Canada representing the senatorial division of La Salle, Quebec. He served until his death in 1933.

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