Joseph Binette

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Joseph Binette (May 1, 1861 – January 19, 1950) was an Ontario farmer, businessman and political figure. He represented Prescott in the Canadian House of Commons as a Liberal member from 1922 to 1925.[1]

He was born in St. Eugene, Canada West in 1861, the son of Joseph Binette and Flavie Bissonnette.[2] He married Palmyre Lavigne in 1887. He operated a farm and was a hay and grain dealer at Sainte-Anne-de-Prescott.[2] Binette served on the township council for four years and was reeve for East Hawkesbury Township for 15 years.[1] He was elected as a Progressive in 1921 but joined the Liberal caucus in the House of Commons in 1922.

He died in Sainte-Anne-de-Prescott at the age of 88.[2]


  • Histoire des Comtes Unis de Prescott et de Russell, L. Brault (1963) (French)
  1. ^ a b Joseph Binette – Parliament of Canada biography
  2. ^ a b c Johnson, J.K. (1968). The Canadian Directory of Parliament 1867-1967. Public Archives of Canada. 
Parliament of Canada
Preceded by
Edmond Proulx
Member of Parliament for Prescott
Succeeded by
Gustave Évanturel