|Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Saint-Sauveur|
|35th Mayor of Quebec City|
15 December 1953 – 1 December 1965
|Preceded by||Lucien-Hubert Borne|
|Succeeded by||Gilles Lamontagne|
|Born||16 July 1895
Ancienne-Lorette, Quebec, Canada
|Died||31 December 1968
Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
|Spouse(s)||Marie-Célina Martel (m. 11 June 1917)|
His early career began in 1913 at the company Maranda et Labrecque, becoming a director there from 1925 to 1941. From 1940 to 1942, he was a church warden for the Sacré-Coeur-de-Jésus Roman Catholic congregation.
In 1939, he was elected as a Liberal provincial member of Quebec's assembly in Saint-Sauveur riding and served in the cabinet of Premier Adélard Godbout as Minister of State and Minister of Land and Forests. Hamel was re-elected at Saint-Sauveur in 1944, but was defeated in the 1948 and 1952 elections.
Hamel was Mayor of Quebec City for twelve years, beginning in December 1953.
- "Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec.
- (French) City of Quebec: Wilfrid Hamel
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