Bona Dussault

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Bona Dussault
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Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Portneuf
In office
Preceded by Pierre Gauthier
Succeeded by Lucien Plamondon
In office
Preceded by Lucien Plamondon
Succeeded by Rosaire Chalifour
Personal details
Born (1882-05-29)May 29, 1882
Saint-Alban, Quebec
Died April 29, 1953(1953-04-29) (aged 70)
Saint-Marc-des-Carrières, Quebec
Political party Action libérale nationale
Union Nationale

Bona Dussault (May 29, 1882 – April 29, 1953) was a former Quebec provincial politician and Cabinet Minister.

Born in Saint-Alban, Quebec, Dussault worked for 47 years as a sailor and a boat pilot from 1900 to 1947. Dussault also was mayor of the town of Saint-Marc-des-Carrières and was the prefect of Portneuf County near Quebec City.

After failing to win a seat in the Canadian House of Commons in the 1935 election, Dussault was first elected in the Legislative Assembly of Quebec in 1935 as member of Paul Gouin's Action libérale nationale which, shortly after, became the Union Nationale after a merger with the Quebec Conservative Party which was led by Maurice Duplessis. Dussault remained as MLA from 1935 to 1939 and from 1944 until his death in 1953. From 1936 to 1939 he served as the Minister of Agriculture and from 1944 to 1953, the Minister of Municipal Affairs both in the Duplessis Cabinet.


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