Joseph Lafontaine (Quebec MP)

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Joseph Lafontaine (April 4, 1885 – December 14, 1965) was a merchant and political figure in Quebec. He represented Mégantic—Frontenac and then Mégantic in the Canadian House of Commons as a Liberal member from 1940 to 1958.

He was born in St-Calixte de Somerset, Quebec, the son of Grégoire Lafontaine and Aurélie Tourigny, and was educated in Arthabaska. In 1906, he married Marie-Louise Boisvert. Lafontaine was an unsuccessful candidate for a seat in the Quebec assembly in 1935. He lived in Thetford Mines.

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