Charles Bourgeois

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The Hon.
Charles Bourgeois
Senator for Shawinegan, Quebec
In office
Preceded by Philippe-Jacques Paradis
Succeeded by Charles-Édouard Ferland
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Three Rivers and St. Maurice
In office
Preceded by Arthur Bettez
Succeeded by District was abolished in 1933
Personal details
Born (1879-07-29)July 29, 1879
Trois-Rivières, Quebec
Died May 15, 1940(1940-05-15) (aged 60)
Political party Conservative

Charles Bourgeois (July 29, 1879 – May 15, 1940) was a politician in the Quebec, Canada. He served as a Member of Parliament and as a Senator.[1]

Early life[edit]

He was born on July 29, 1879 in Trois-Rivières, Mauricie. He was an attorney.

Member of Parliament[edit]

He ran as a Conservative candidate to the Canadian House of Commons in 1926 in the district of Nicolet. but lost. He won a seat in the district of Three Rivers and St. Maurice in a 1931 by-election, but did not run for re-election in 1935.


In 1935, Bourgeois was appointed to the Canadian Senate on the advice of Prime Minister Richard Bedford Bennett and served until his death. He represented the division of Shawinegan.


He died in office on May 15, 1940.