2nd Quebec Legislature

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The 2nd Legislative Assembly of Quebec was the provincial legislature in Quebec, Canada that existed from July 1871 to July 7, 1875. The Quebec Conservative Party led by Pierre-Joseph-Olivier Chauveau, Gédéon Ouimet and Charles Boucher de Boucherville was the governing party. Chauveau was replaced in 1873 by Ouimet, who in turn was replaced by de Boucherville in 1874.

Seats per political party[edit]

Affiliation Members
     Conservative Party 46
  Parti libéral du Québec 19
 Total
65
 Government Majority
25

Member list[edit]

This was the list of members of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec that were elected in the 1871 election:

Name Party Riding
     Sydney Robert Bellingham Conservative Argenteuil
     Pierre-Samuel Gendron Conservative Bagot
     Christian Henry Pozer Libéral Beauce
     George-Étienne Cartier Conservative Beauharnois
     Onésime Pelletier Libéral Bellechasse
     Louis Sylvestre Libéral Berthier
     Théodore Robitaille Conservative Bonaventure
     William Warren Lynch Conservative Brome
     Gédéon Larocque Libéral Chambly
     François-Xavier-Anselme Trudel Conservative Champlain
     Adolphe Gagnon Libéral Charlevoix
     Édouard Laberge Libéral Châteauguay
     Pierre-Alexis Tremblay Libéral Chicoutimi et Saguenay
     William Sawyer Conservative Compton
     Gédéon Ouimet Conservative Deux-Montagnes
     Louis-Napoléon Larochelle Conservative Dorchester
     Wilfrid Laurier Libéral Drummond et Arthabaska
     Pierre-Étienne Fortin Conservative Gaspé
     Louis Beaubien Conservative Hochelaga
     Thomas Sanders Conservative Huntingdon
     Louis Molleur Libéral Iberville
     Pamphile-Gaspard Verreault Conservative Islet
     Narcisse Lecavalier Conservative Jacques Cartier
     Vincent-Paul Lavallée Conservative Joliette
     Charles-François Roy Conservative Kamouraska
     Andrew Esinhart Conservative Laprairie
     Onuphe Peltier Conservative L'Assomption
     Joseph-Hyacinthe Bellerose Conservative Laval
     Joseph-Godric Blanchet Conservative Lévis
     Henri-Gustave Joly de Lotbinière Libéral Lotbinière
     Moïse Houde Libéral Maskinongé
     George Irvine Conservative Mégantic
     Josiah Sandford Brigham Conservative Missisquoi
     Firmin Dugas Conservative Montcalm
     Télesphore Fournier Libéral Montmagny
     Joseph-Édouard Cauchon Conservative Montmorency
     Luther Hamilton Holton Libéral Montréal Centre
     Ferdinand-Conon David Conservative Montréal Est
     Francis Cassidy Conservative Montreal Ouest
     Laurent-David Lafontaine Libéral Napierville
     François-Xavier-Ovide Méthot Conservative Nicolet
     Ezra Butler Eddy Conservative Ottawa
     John Poupore Conservative Pontiac
     Praxède Larue Conservative Portneuf
     Pierre-Joseph-Olivier Chauveau Conservative Québec-Comté
     Hector-Louis Langevin Conservative Québec-Centre
     Jacques-Philippe Rheaume Conservative Québec-Est
     John Hearn Conservative Québec-Ouest
     Joseph-Adolphe Dorion Conservative Richelieu
     Jacques Picard Conservative Richmond et Wolfe
     Louis Honoré Gosselin Conservative Rimouski
     Victor Robert Libéral Rouville
     Pierre Bachand Libéral St. Hyacinthe
     Félix-Gabriel Marchand Libéral St. Jean
     Elzéar Gérin Conservative St. Maurice
     Maurice Laframboise Libéral Shefford
     Joseph Gibb Robertson Conservative Sherbrooke
     Humbert Saveuse de Beaujeu Conservative Soulanges
     Thomas Locke Conservative Stanstead
     Élie Mailloux Conservative Témiscouata
     Joseph-Adolphe Chapleau Conservative Terrebonne
     Henri-Gédéon Malhiot Conservative Trois-Rivières
     Émery Lalonde, Sr. Conservative Vaudreuil
     Joseph Daigle Libéral Verchères
     Charles-Ignace Gill Conservative Yamaska

Other elected MLAs[edit]

Other MLAs were elected during the mandate in by-elections.

Cabinet Ministers[edit]

Chauveau Cabinet (1871-1873)[edit]

  • Prime Minister and Executive Council President: Pierre-Joseph-Olivier Chauveau
  • Agriculture and public works: Louis Archambault
  • Crown Lands: Joseph-Octave Beaubien
  • Attorney General: Gédéon Ouimet
  • State Education, Secretary and Registry: Pierre-Joseph-Olivier Chauveau
  • Treasurer: Joseph Gibb Robertson
  • Solicitor General: Georges Irvine
  • Legislative Council President: Charles-Eugène Boucher de Boucherville

Ouimet Cabinet (1873-1874)[edit]

  • Prime Minister and Executive Council President: Gedeon Ouimet
  • Agriculture and public works: Louis Archambault
  • Crown Lands: Pierre Fortin
  • Attorney General: Georges Irvine
  • State Education, Secretary and Registry: Gedeon Ouimet
  • Treasurer: Joseph Gibb Robertson
  • Solicitor General: Joseph-Adolphe Chapleau
  • Legislative Council President: John Jones Ross

Boucher de Boucherville Cabinet (1874-1875)[edit]

  • Prime Minister and Executive Council President: Charles-Eugène Boucher de Boucherville
  • Agriculture and public works: Pierre Garneau
  • Crown Lands: Henri-Gédéon Malhiot
  • Attorney General: Levi Ruggles Church
  • State Education, Secretary and Registry: Charles-Eugène Boucher de Boucherville
  • Treasurer: Joseph Gibb Robertson
  • Solicitor General: Auguste-Real Angers
  • Legislative Council President: Felix-Hyacinthe Lemaire

References[edit]