George R. Deveau

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George R. Deveau
MLA for Richmond
In office
1933–1937
Preceded by new riding
Succeeded by Donald David Boyd
Personal details
Born (1891-10-14)October 14, 1891
Mavillette, Nova Scotia, Canada
Died November 4, 1983(1983-11-04) (aged 92)
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Political party Nova Scotia Liberal Party
Occupation physician

George Raymond Deveau (October 14, 1891 – November 4, 1983) was a Canadian politician. He represented the electoral district of Richmond in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly from 1933 to 1937. He was a member of the Nova Scotia Liberal Party.[1]

Biography[edit]

Deveau was born in 1891 at Mavillette, Digby County, Nova Scotia.[2] He was educated at Saint Mary's University and Laval University.[2] He married Marie Marguerite Fortier in 1919.[2] He was employed as a port physician and medical officer at Arichat, Nova Scotia.[2] Deveau made two unsuccessful attempts at entering provincial politics, losing the 1920 election in the Richmond riding,[3] and the 1925 election in the Richmond and Cape Breton West riding.[4] He ran again in the 1933 election, winning the new Richmond riding by 397 votes.[5] Deveau did not reoffer in the 1937 election.[1] Deveau died at Halifax, Nova Scotia on November 4, 1983.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Electoral History for Cape Breton-Richmond" (PDF). Nova Scotia Legislative Library. Retrieved 2015-04-30.
  2. ^ a b c d e Elliott, Shirley B. (1984). The Legislative Assembly of Nova Scotia, 1758–1983 : a biographical directory (PDF). Public Archives of Nova Scotia. p. 30. ISBN 0-88871-050-X. Retrieved 2018-05-15.
  3. ^ "Summary Results from 1867 to 2011" (PDF). Elections Nova Scotia. 2011. p. 39. Retrieved 2015-04-30.
  4. ^ "Summary Results from 1867 to 2011" (PDF). Elections Nova Scotia. 2011. p. 42. Retrieved 2015-04-30.
  5. ^ "Returns of General Election for the House of Assembly 1933" (PDF). Elections Nova Scotia. 1933. p. 57. Retrieved 2015-04-30.