Joseph Marceau

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Joseph Marceau
Ontario MPP
In office
Preceded by Théodore Legault
Succeeded by Joseph Élie Cholette
In office
Preceded by Henri Morel
Succeeded by Henri Morel
Constituency Nipissing
Personal details
Born (1879-10-29)October 29, 1879
Pont-Rouge, Quebec
Died 1955 (aged 75–76)
North Bay, Ontario
Political party Liberal
Spouse(s) Elida Seguin
Occupation General contractor

Joseph Henri Marceau (October 29, 1879 – 1955) was an Ontario contractor and political figure. He represented Nipissing in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1919 to 1923 and from 1935 to 1937 as a Liberal member.

He was born in Pont-Rouge, Quebec, the son of Hypolite Marceau, and was educated in North Bay, Ontario. In 1900, he married Elida Seguin. Marceau was a general contractor and was also involved in the timber trade. He also served as a member of the town council for North Bay from 1909 to 1912. Marceau was an unsuccessful candidate for a seat in the provincial assembly in 1914. He was elected for a second time in a 1935 by-election held after the death of Théodore Legault. He died in 1955 and was buried at St. Marys Roman Catholic Cemetery in Nipissing.[1]


  • Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1922, EJ Chambers

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