|Senator for Prince Edward Island, Prince Edward Island|
February 18, 1895 – December 14, 1897
|Appointed by||Mackenzie Bowell|
|Member of the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island for 3rd Prince|
August 5, 1828|
|Died||December 14, 1897
Abrams Village, PEI
Born in Cascumpec, Prince Edward Island, the son of Mélème Arsenault and Bibienne Poirier, he was a teacher, and later the owner of several businesses, including two general stores and a fish company. In 1867, he was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island for the riding of 3rd Prince and served for 28 years. In 1895, he was appointed to the Senate representing the senatorial division of Prince Edward Island. He served until his death in Abram-Village in 1897.