|Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for L'Assomption|
|Preceded by||Adhémar Raynault|
|Succeeded by||Victor-Stanislas Chartrand|
|22nd Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec|
|Preceded by||Paul Sauvé|
|Succeeded by||Valmore Bienvenue|
January 15, 1898|
|Died||November 11, 1964
|Relations||Pierre-Julien-Léonidas Bissonnette, father|
Bernard Bissonnette (January 15, 1898 – November 11, 1964) was a lawyer, merchant, educator, judge and political figure in Quebec. He represented L'Assomption in the Legislative Assembly of Quebec from 1939 to 1944 as a Liberal. Bissonnette was Speaker of the Legislative Assembly from 1940 to 1942.
He was born in Saint-Esprit, Quebec, the son of Pierre-Julien-Léonidas Bissonnette and Juliette Lamarche. Bissonnette was educated at the Collège de l'Assomption and the Université de Montréal. He articled in law with Amédée Monet, was called to the Quebec bar in 1920 and set up practice in Montréal. He later practised in partnership with Honoré Mercier and with Roch Pinard. In 1931, he was named King's Counsel. He was a co-founder of the L'Assomption Shoe company. He resigned his seat in 1942 after he was named to the Court of King's Bench.
Bissonnette died in Montreal at the age of 66 and was buried in the Notre Dame des Neiges Cemetery.
- "Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec.
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