Henri Gosselin

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Henri Gosselin
Henri A. Gosselin.png
Member of Parliament
for Brome—Missisquoi
In office
June 1949 – January 1952
Preceded by Maurice Halle
Succeeded by Joseph-Léon Deslières
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Missisquoi
In office
1939–1948
Preceded by François A. Pouliot
Succeeded by Jean-Jacques Bertrand
Personal details
Born Henri A. Gosselin
(1888-12-06)6 December 1888
Lee, Massachusetts, United States
Died 27 January 1952(1952-01-27) (aged 63)
Political party Liberal
Spouse(s) Alda Beaudry
(m. 3 February 1914)[1]
Profession farmer, telegrapher, train dispatcher

Henri A. Gosselin (6 December 1888 – 27 January 1952)[1] was a Liberal party member of the Canadian House of Commons. He was born in Lee, Massachusetts, United States and moved to Canada in 1896. He became a farmer, telegrapher and train dispatcher by career.[2]

Gosselin studied at Lawrenceville and at Sherbrooke College in Quebec. From 1924 to 1927, he was a municipal councillor for Farnham, Quebec and was mayor of Lawrenceville in 1927. He was Farnham's mayor from 1932 to 1938.

In the 1939 Quebec election, Gosselin was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Quebec in the Missisquoi riding as a Quebec Liberal Party member, and re-elected for a second term there in 1944. He was defeated in the 1948 election by Jean-Jacques Bertrand of the Union Nationale party.

Gosselin was first elected to federal Parliament at the Brome—Missisquoi riding in the 1949 election. Before completing his first federal term, the 21st Canadian Parliament, Gosselin died on 27 January 1952.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec. 
  2. ^ Normandin, Pierre G. (1952). The Canadian Parliamentary Guide. 

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