Gilbert Anselme Girouard
|Gilbert Anselme Girouard|
|Member of the Canadian Parliament
|Preceded by||George McLeod|
|Succeeded by||Pierre-Amand Landry|
October 26, 1846|
Bouctouche, New Brunswick
|Died||January 13, 1885(aged 38)|
Gilbert Anselme Girouard (October 26, 1846 – January 13, 1885) was a general merchant and political figure in New Brunswick, Canada. He represented Kent in the Canadian House of Commons from 1878 to 1883 as a Liberal-Conservative member.
He was born in Ste-Marie de Buctouche, New Brunswick, and educated at St. Joseph's College in Memramcook. He taught school briefly in Sainte-Marie-de-Kent before becoming a general merchant in Buctouche in 1870. In 1872, he married Sophia Baker. Girouard resigned his seat in 1883 to accept the position of customs collector for Richibucto. He died of tuberculosis in Buctouche at the age of 38.
- Synopsis of federal political experience from the Library of Parliament
- The Canadian parliamentary companion and annual register, 1879, CH Mackintosh
- Biography at the Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
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