Joseph F. H. Arsenault

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Joseph Félix H. Arsenault (February 15, 1866 – January 28, 1946[1]) was a merchant and political figure in Prince Edward Island. He represented 3rd Prince in the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island from 1904 to 1908 as a Liberal member.

Biography[edit]

He was born in Urbainville, Lot 14, the son of Herbert Arsenault,[2] and was educated in Egmont Bay. Arsenault lived in the United States for a few years before returning to the island and opening a general store and a lobster cannery.[1] Arsenault was a justice of the peace.[2] He was also a postmaster. He married Emily Bernard in 1892. Arsenault was an unsuccessful candidate in 1900, running against Joseph-Félix Arsenault. He was defeated by Aubin-Edmond Arsenault when he ran for reelection in 1908. Arsenault died in Charlottetown at the age of 79.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Weeks, Blair (2002). Minding the House: A Biographical Guide to Prince Edward Island MLAs. Acorn Press. ISBN 1-894838-01-7. 
  2. ^ a b Past and Present of Prince Edward Island ..., DA MacKinnon & AB Warburton (1906)