Sir Joseph-Mathias Tellier
|Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Joliette|
|Preceded by||Louis Basinet|
|Succeeded by||Ernest Hébert|
|Leader of the Official Opposition of Quebec|
|Preceded by||Pierre-Évariste Leblanc|
|Succeeded by||Philémon Cousineau|
|Chief Justice of Quebec|
|Preceded by||Pierre-Eugène Lafontaine|
|Succeeded by||Séverin Létourneau|
|Born||January 15, 1861|
Sainte-Mélanie, Canada East
|Died||October 18, 1952 (aged 91)|
Joliette, Quebec, Canada
|Relations||Louis Tellier, brother|
Sir Joseph-Mathias Tellier (January 15, 1861 – October 18, 1952) was born in Sainte-Mélanie, Quebec, Canada.
He was a Quebec Conservative Party leader, but never Premier (his party lost the 1912 election, and Lomer Gouin became Premier of Quebec) . He was in the Legislative Assembly of Quebec from 1892 to 1916, as a Member for the riding of Joliette .
Sir Joseph-Mathias Tellier is the brother of Louis Tellier, the father of Maurice Tellier, the grandfather of Paul Tellier, and a first cousin of Raymond Tellier, who is the grandfather of Luc-Normand Tellier.
Elections as party leader
- Jean Hétu, "La famille Tellier: une grande famille de juristes", Droit Montréal, automne 2014, no 19, p. 22-23.
- "Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec.
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