Saint-Étienne-des-Grès, Quebec

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Saint-Étienne-des-Grès
Parish municipality
Saint-Étienne Church
Saint-Étienne Church
Coat of arms of Saint-Étienne-des-Grès
Coat of arms
Motto: Sub Pondere Virtus Crescit
Location within Maskinongé RCM.
Location within Maskinongé RCM.
Saint-Étienne-des-Grès is located in Central Quebec
Saint-Étienne-des-Grès
Saint-Étienne-des-Grès
Location in central Quebec.
Coordinates: 46°26′N 72°46′W / 46.433°N 72.767°W / 46.433; -72.767Coordinates: 46°26′N 72°46′W / 46.433°N 72.767°W / 46.433; -72.767[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Mauricie
RCM Maskinongé
Constituted April 14, 1859
Government[2]
 • Mayor Robert Landry
 • Federal riding Berthier—Maskinongé
 • Prov. riding Maskinongé
Area[2][3]
 • Total 105.60 km2 (40.77 sq mi)
 • Land 104.78 km2 (40.46 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 4,217
 • Density 40.2/km2 (104/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Increase 8.7%
 • Dwellings 1,788
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) G0X 2P0
Area code(s) 819
Highways
A-55

Route 153
Website www.mun-stedg.qc.ca
La Gabelle Power Station on the Saint-Maurice River.

Saint-Étienne-des-Grès is a parish municipality in the Mauricie region of the province of Quebec in Canada.

Local points of interest include La Gabelle Generating Station, a power plant completed in 1924.

List of Mayors[edit]

The Mayor is the municipality's highest elected official. Saint-Étienne-des-Grès has had thirty-one mayors.[4]

# Mayor Taking Office Leaving
1 François Carbonneau 1855 1858
2 Luc Pellerin 1858 1862
3 François Dargis 1862 1867
4 Jean-Baptiste Beauchemin 1867 1867
5 Odilon Larcousière 1868 1869
6 Euchariste Grenier 1870 1870
7 Joseph Comeau 1870 1872
8 Uldoric Brunelle 1872 1874
9 Augustin Milette 1875 1877
10 Simon J. Remington 1877 1884
11 Joseph Ringuette 1884 1886
12 Uldoric Brunelle 1887 1900
13 Charles Milot 1901 1903
14 Étienne Laroche 1904 1907
15 François Chrétien [5] 1907 1910
16 Joseph-Edmond Lemire 1910 1914
17 François Chrétien 1914 1927
18 J.-Félix Saint-Onge 1927 1929
19 Joseph Marcotte 1929 1937
20 Anselme Bourassa 1937 1953
21 J.-Arthur Lemire 1953 1965
22 Louis-Philippe Plourde 1965 1967
23 Louis-Alphonse Bournival 1967 1968
24 J.-Arthur Lemire 1968 1973
25 Roger Bellemare 1973 1975
26 Joseph Duplessis 1975 1977
27 Jules Bellemare 1977 1989
28 François Chénier 1989 2001
29 Luc Massé 2001 2005
30 François Chénier 2005 2008 [6]
31 Robert Landry 2008 [7] Current

Officially, municipal elections in Saint-Étienne-des-Grès are on a non-partisan basis.

Related articles[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reference number 56460 of the Commission de toponymie du Québec (French)
  2. ^ a b Geographic code 51090 in the official Répertoire des municipalités (French)
  3. ^ a b "(Code 2451090) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012. 
  4. ^ Souvenances, Histoire du fief et de la paroisse de depuis 1673, page 191
  5. ^ Chrétien was the grandfather of Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chrétien. See: Lawrence Martin, Chrétien, The Will to Win, Volume 1, page 12
  6. ^ Chénier resigned before the completion of his four-year term. See: Le maire Chénier claque la porte, Info 690, January 15, 2008
  7. ^ Robert Landry élu maire, Radio-Canada, April 25, 2008

External links[edit]

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