Joseph-Édouard-Émile Léonard

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Joseph-Édouard-Émile Léonard
Joseph-Édouard-Émile Léonard.jpg
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Laval
In office
Preceded by Thomas Fortin
Succeeded by Charles-Avila Wilson
Personal details
Born (1872-12-11)December 11, 1872
Ste-Rose, Laval County, Quebec
Died September 15, 1933(1933-09-15) (aged 60)
Political party Conservative

Joseph-Édouard-Émile Léonard (December 11, 1872 – September 15, 1933) was a Canadian lawyer and politician.

Born in Ste-Rose, Laval County, Quebec, Léonard was educated at the Colleges of Ste Therese, Joliette and St. Mary's in Montreal. A lawyer, he was head of the Montreal firm of Leonard & Patenaude. He was the Conservative candidate in the electoral district of Laval in the general elections of 1900 but was defeated by Thomas Fortin. He was first elected to the Canadian House of Commons in a 1902 by-election, after Fortin was appointed Judge of the Superior Court of Quebec, Montreal District. He was re-elected in 1904 and was defeated in 1908 and again in 1911.