|Senator for Rigaud, Quebec|
|Appointed by||Wilfrid Laurier|
|Preceded by||Joseph-Rosaire Thibaudeau|
|Succeeded by||Gustave Benjamin Boyer|
|Member of Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Jacques-Cartier|
|Preceded by||Joseph-Alfred Mousseau|
|Succeeded by||Joseph Adélard Descarries|
9 February 1851|
Montreal, Canada East
|Died||24 January 1922
|Quebec Liberal Party|
|Relations||Louis Boyer, father
Louis-Alphonse Boyer, brother
Arthur Mignault, son-in-law
Minister Without Portfolio
Born in Montreal, Canada East, the son of Louis Boyer and Marie-Aurélie Mignault, Boyer studied in Montreal and at the University of London. He was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for the electoral district of Jacques-Cartier in an 1884 by-election. A Quebec Liberal, he was re-elected in the 1886 election and the 1890 election. In 1890, he was made a Minister Without Portfolio in the cabinet of Honoré Mercier. He was defeated in the 1892 election. He was the defeated Liberal candidate for the Canadian House of Commons in the 1896 election for the electoral district of Jacques Cartier.
He was called to the Senate of Canada on the advice of Prime Minister Wilfrid Laurier in 1909 for the senatorial division of Rigaud. He served until his death in 1922. He was buried in the Notre Dame des Neiges Cemetery. His brother, Louis-Alphonse Boyer, was also a politician.
- Arthur Boyer – Parliament of Canada biography
- "Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec.
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