Jacques Grenier

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Mayor
Jacques Grenier
Jacques Grenier.jpg
20th Mayor of Montreal
In office
1889–1891
Preceded by John Abbott
Succeeded by James McShane
Constituency Saint-Jacques
Personal details
Born 20 January 1823
Berthier-en-Haut, Lower Canada
Died 5 March 1909(1909-03-05) (aged 86)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Profession businessman

Jacques Grenier (20 January 1823 – 5 March 1909) was a Canadian businessman and politician. He was mayor of Montreal.

Background[edit]

He was born in Berthierville.

Provincial[edit]

He was the Liberal candidate to the provincial legislature in the district of Montréal-Est in 1878, but lost against Louis-Olivier Taillon.

City Councillor[edit]

Grenier was a City Councillor in Montreal from 1857 to 1860, from 1861 to 1865, from 1872 to 1873 and from 1874 to 1889. He resigned in 1889 to run for Mayor.

Mayor of Montreal[edit]

He was elected Mayor of Montreal in 1889, was re-elected in 1890, but was defeated in 1891.

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