Joseph-Alfred Mongrain

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Joseph-Alfred Mongrain
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Trois-Rivières
In office
1965–1970
Preceded by Léon Balcer
Succeeded by Claude Lajoie
Personal details
Born (1908-12-28)December 28, 1908
St-Tite, Mauricie, Quebec
Died December 23, 1970(1970-12-23) (aged 61)
Trois-Rivières, Quebec
Political party Liberal Party of Canada
Occupation Public relations officer

Joseph-Alfred Mongrain was a politician from Quebec, Canada.[1]

Background[edit]

He was born on December 28, 1908 in St-Tite, Mauricie. He was a public relations officer.

Mayor of Trois-Rivières[edit]

He was Mayor of Trois-Rivières from 1949 to 1953 and from 1960 to 1963.

Provincial Politics[edit]

He ran as a Liberal candidate in 1952 in the district of Trois-Rivières against Premier Maurice Duplessis. Duplessis got re-elected.

Member of Parliament[edit]

He ran as a Liberal candidate in 1953 in the district of Trois-Rivières and in 1958 in the district of Champlain. Each time he lost.

He won as an Independent candidate in the district of Trois-Rivières in the 1965 federal election. He was re-elected in 1968 as a Liberal.

Death[edit]

Mongrain died in office on December 23, 1970.

Footnotes[edit]

Parliament of Canada
Preceded by
Léon Balcer, Progressive Conservative
MP, District of Trois-Rivières
1965–1970
Succeeded by
Claude Lajoie, Liberal
Political offices
Preceded by
Arthur Rousseau
Mayor of Trois-Rivières
1949–1953
Succeeded by
Léo Leblanc
Preceded by
Laurent Paradis
Mayor of Trois-Rivières
1960–1963
Succeeded by
Gérard Dufresne