Joseph Octave Reaume

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Joseph Octave Reaume
Ontario MPP
In office
Preceded by William J. McKee
Succeeded by Severin Ducharme
Constituency Essex North
Personal details
Born (1856-08-13)August 13, 1856
Anderdon Township, Essex County, Canada West
Died June 12, 1933(1933-06-12) (aged 76)
Sandwich, Ontario
Political party Conservative
Spouse(s) Catherine Turner (m. 1887)
Occupation Physician

Joseph Octave Reaume (August 13, 1856 – June 12, 1933) was an Ontario physician and political figure. He represented Essex North in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1902 to 1914 as a Conservative member.

He was born in Anderdon Township, Essex County, Canada West, the son of farmer Oliver Reaume, and received his teacher's certificate in 1873. He taught school and pursued further studies in Toronto and Sandwich (later Windsor). He went on to study medicine at the Detroit College of Medicine and Trinity College, setting up practice in Windsor. He married Catherine Turner in 1887.

He served as Commissioner of Public Works in 1905 and Minister of Public Works from 1905 to 1914. He died at Sandwich, Ontario in 1933.[1]


  1. ^ "Joseph Octave Reaume". Family 

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