The son of Delphis Angrignon and Flavie Dufresne, he was born on March 2, 1875 in St-Placide, Quebec, grew up in the Deux-Montagnes, Basses-Laurentides area and was a merchant. In 1902, he married Marie-Elisabeth Skelly. He came to Montreal in 1915.
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. He oversaw the development of Angrignon Park on land that belonged to the Crawford family.
He did not run for re-election in 1934.
Angrignon died in Montreal in 1948.
The following Montreal landmarks were named to honor Jean-Baptiste Angrignon:
- Angrignon Park (named after him in 1927);
- Angrignon Metro station (completed in 1978);
- Carrefour Angrignon shopping mall (built in 1986).
- Boulevard Angrignon (named in 1993)
- "Angrignon n’est pas qu’un carrefour…". Le LaSalle Messager (in French). February 1, 2010.
- "Boulevard Angrignon" (in French). Commission toponymie Québec.
- "J.-B.-A. Angrignon" (in French). City of Montreal.
- "Parc Angrignon". MontrealPlus (in French). Groupe Pages Jaunes.
- "Angrignon". Société de transport de Montréal.
- "Carrefour Angrignon". The Westcliff Group of Companies.
The electoral district was established in 1921.
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