Hormisdas Langlais

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Hormisdas Langlais
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Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Îles-de-la-Madeleine
In office
Preceded byAmédée Caron
Succeeded byLouis-Philippe Lacroix
Personal details
Born(1890-09-02)September 2, 1890
Saint-Octave-de-Métis, Quebec
DiedApril 6, 1976(1976-04-06) (aged 85)
Quebec City, Quebec
Political partyUnion Nationale

Hormisdas Langlais was a Canadian politician and a seven-term Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec.[1] He was born on September 2, 1890 in Saint-Octave-de-Métis, Bas-Saint-Laurent.

Langlais ran as an Action libérale nationale (ALN) candidate in the 1935 election and lost. He was elected as a Union Nationale candidate in the 1936 election against Liberal incumbent Amédée Caron in the provincial district of Îles-de-la-Madeleine. He was re-elected in the 1939, 1944, 1948, 1952, 1956 and 1960 elections.

He was appointed House Whip in 1944 and served as a parliamentary assistant from 1955 to 1960. He was defeated against Liberal candidate Louis-Philippe Lacroix in the 1962 election.

Langlais died on April 6, 1976 in Quebec City.


  1. ^ "Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec.