Albert Allard

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Albert Allard
Member of Parliament
for City of Ottawa
In office
Preceded by Harold B. McGiverin
Succeeded by Alfred Ernest Fripp
Personal details
Born 1860
Montreal, Canada East
Died May 1, 1941
Ottawa, Ontario[1]
Political party Liberal
Profession store owner

Albert Allard (1860 – May 1, 1941) was a Canadian politician and store owner. He was elected in 1910 as a Member of the Canadian House of Commons for the riding of the City of Ottawa, Ontario, and a member of the Liberal Party. He served for only 1 year, 7 months and 22 days.[2]

Born in Montreal, Canada East, the son of Jean-Baptiste Allard, he was educated at the Notre-Dame School of the Brothers of Christian Schools and came to Ottawa in 1872. He first worked as a grocery clerk, later becoming head of a wholesale grocery company. In 1885, he married Matilde Roberge.[1] Allard was elected to the House of Commons in an 1910 by-election held after Wilfrid Laurier resigned his seat.[2]

Parliament of Canada
Preceded by
Wilfrid Laurier
Harold B. McGiverin
Member of Parliament for City of Ottawa
with Harold B. McGiverin
Succeeded by
Alfred Ernest Fripp
John Leo Chabot


  1. ^ a b Johnson, J.K. (1968). The Canadian Directory of Parliament 1867-1967. Public Archives of Canada. 
  2. ^ a b Albert Allard – Parliament of Canada biography