|Member of the National Assembly of Quebec for Matapédia|
|Preceded by||Clovis Gagnon|
|Succeeded by||Léopold Marquis|
|Member of the Canadian Parliament
|Preceded by||Alphée Poirier|
|Succeeded by||Nérée Arsenault|
October 4, 1903|
|Died||July 4, 1993(aged 89)|
Minister of Lands and Forests (1960-1962)
Minister of Fisheries and Game (1962-1963)
Provincial Secretary (1963-1966)
In the 1931 Quebec provincial elections, he ran unsuccessfully in the riding of Bonaventure and lost again in 1935 in the riding of Gaspé-Sud. Switching to the federal scene, in 1940, he ran as a National Government candidate in the Quebec riding of Bonaventure and was defeated. He was elected as an Independent candidate in the 1945 election. And was re-elected in 1949 and 1953, as a Liberal candidate. He was defeated in 1957.
Turning back to provincial politics, he was elected in 1960 as a Liberal in the riding of Matapédia. He was re-elected in 1962, 1966, 1970, and 1973. He was defeated in 1976. He was also a cabinet minister hold various posts in the Jean Lesage government, and he wrote the book Histoire et généalogie des Acadiens. In 1980, he was made a Member of the Order of Canada.
- Bona Arsenault – 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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