Augustin Bourbonnais

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Augustin Bourbonnais
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Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Soulanges
In office
1896–1908
Preceded by James William Bain
Succeeded by Joseph Arthur Lortie
Personal details
Born (1850-03-19)March 19, 1850
Saint-Clet, Canada East
Died August 5, 1923(1923-08-05) (aged 73)
Political party Liberal

Augustin Bourbonnais (March 19, 1850 – August 5, 1923) was a Canadian physician and politician.

Born in Saint-Clet, Soulanges County, Canada East, the son of Michel Bourbonnais and Angèle Houle, Bourbonnais was educated at the Seminary of Sainte-Thérèse, where he graduated a B.A. in 1872. He studied medicine at Laval University and became an M.D. in 1875. He first practised at Syracuse, New York and moved to Coteau Landing, Quebec. He was first elected to the Canadian House of Commons for the riding of Soulanges in the general elections of 1896. A Liberal, he was re-elected in 1900 and 1904. He was defeated in 1908.

His younger brother, Avila-Gonzague Bourbonnais, was a member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec from 1886 to 1902.

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