Joseph-Pierre Turcotte

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Joseph-Pierre Turcotte (May 21, 1857 – January 6, 1939) was a lawyer, journalist and political figure in Quebec. He represented Quebec County in the Canadian House of Commons from 1908 to 1911 as a Liberal.[1]

He was born in Saint-Jean, Île d'Orléans, Canada East, the son of François-Xavier Turcotte and Élisabeth Rousseau. Turcotte was admitted to the Quebec bar in 1881 and practised in Quebec City. He was an unsuccessful candidate for a seat in the Quebec assembly in 1886 and 1896. He contributed to a number of publications including the Petit Journal, the Revue de Québec and the Électeur. In 1910, he was named King's Counsel.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Joseph-Pierre Turcotte – Parliament of Canada biography
  2. ^ Roy,, Pierre-Georges (1936). Les avocats de la région de Québec (in French). p. 442. Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2009-08-15.