Jean-Baptiste Angrignon

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Jean-Baptiste Angrignon

Jean-Baptiste-Arthur Angrignon (March 2, 1875-1948) was a Canadian politician and a city councillor in Montreal, Quebec.

Background[edit]

The son of Delphis Angrignon and Flavie Dufresne, he was born on March 2, 1875 in St-Placide, Quebec,[1] grew up in the Deux-Montagnes, Basses-Laurentides area and was a merchant.[2] In 1902, he married Marie-Elisabeth Skelly. He came to Montreal in 1915.[1]

City Councillor[edit]

In 1921, he was elected to the City Council of Montreal for the district of Saint-Paul. He was re-elected in 1924, 1926, 1928, 1930 and 1932. From 1930 to 1932, Angrignon was a Member of Montreal Executive Committee from 1928 to 1930.[3] He oversaw the development of Angrignon Park on land that belonged to the Crawford family.[1]

He did not run for re-election in 1934.

Retirement[edit]

Angrignon died in Montreal in 1948.

Honors[edit]

The following Montreal landmarks were named to honor Jean-Baptiste Angrignon:

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Angrignon n’est pas qu’un carrefour…". Le LaSalle Messager (in French). February 1, 2010. 
  2. ^ a b "Boulevard Angrignon" (in French). Commission toponymie Québec. 
  3. ^ "J.-B.-A. Angrignon" (in French). City of Montreal. 
  4. ^ "Parc Angrignon". MontrealPlus (in French). Groupe Pages Jaunes. 
  5. ^ "Angrignon". Société de transport de Montréal. 
  6. ^ "Carrefour Angrignon". The Westcliff Group of Companies. 

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Political offices
Preceded by
The electoral district was established in 1921.
City Councillor, District of Paul
1921-1934
Succeeded by
Jules-Arthur Pharand