Saint-Georges, Shawinigan

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Saint-Georges church in Saint-Georges-de-Champlain
Not to be confused with Saint-Georges, Quebec, a city of the same name in Chaudière-Appalaches region.

Saint-Georges, often unofficially known as Saint-Georges-de-Champlain,[1] was a former village municipality and is now a sector (secteur) of the city of Shawinigan.

Until 1919, Saint-Georges had been known as Village Turcotte. It merged with Shawinigan in an municipal amalgamation on January 1, 2002. In the Canada 1996 Census its population was 3,929.

Mayors[edit]

From 1916 to 2001, Saint-Georges had its own mayor and its own city council. [2] The mayors were:

# Mayor Taking Office Leaving
1 James Mongrain 1916 1917
2 Henri Parenteau 1917 1927
3 Albert Beaudoin 1927 1933
4 Wellie Béland 1933 1936
5 Edmond Thibeault 1936 1939
3 Albert Beaudoin 1939 1947
6 Albany Caron 1947 1953
7 Denis Turcotte 1953 1959
8 J.-Oscar Lemelin 1959 1960
7 Denis Turcotte 1960 1961
9 Paul-Marcel Lahaye 1961 1963
10 Gérard Lajoie 1963 1965
11 Émile Bédard 1965 1986
12 Guy Gélinas 1986 1991
13 Yves Périgny 1992 1997
14 France Beaulieu [3] 1997 2001

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.toponymie.gouv.qc.ca/ct/ToposWeb/fiche.aspx?no_seq=56628
  2. ^ Source: Book on Saint-Georges-de-Champlain
  3. ^ Beaulieu ran as the Liberal candidate for the district of Saint-Maurice in the 2007 provincial election. She finished third. She has served as a council member in Shawinigan, since 2002.

Coordinates: 46°38′32″N 72°39′15″W / 46.6421°N 72.6542°W / 46.6421; -72.6542