List of mayors of Trois-Rivières

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The mayor is the highest elected official in Trois-Rivières, in the Mauricie region of Quebec. Since its incorporation in 1845, the city has had thirty-six mayors.

The mayor presides over the Trois-Rivières City Council.

List[edit]

This is a list of mayors of the city of Trois-Rivières.

# Mayor Taking Office Leaving
1 Pierre-Benjamin Dumoulin [1] 1845 1846
2 Antoine Polette [2] 1846 1853
3 John McDougall [3] 1854 1855
4 J.-B. Lajoie 1855 1857
5 Joseph-Édouard Turcotte [4] 1857 1863
6 Louis-Charles Boucher de Niverville [5] 1863 1865
7 Sévère Dumoulin [6] 1865 1869
8 Joseph-Moïse Désilet 1869 1872
9 Joseph-Napoléon Bureau 1872 1873
10 Télesphore-Eusèbe Normand [7] 1873 1876
11 Arthur Turcotte [8] 1876 1877
9 Joseph-Napoléon Bureau 1877 1879
7 Sévère Dumoulin 1879 1885
12 Henri-Gédéon Malhiot [9] 1885 1888
13 J.-E. Hétu 1888 1889
10 Télesphore-Eusèbe Normand 1889 1894
14 Philippe-Elisée Panneton [10] 1894 1896
15 Richard-Stanislas Cooke [11] 1896 1898
16 Arthur Olivier [12] 1898 1900
17 Louis-Docithé Paquin 1900 1902
18 N.-L. Denoncourt 1902 1904
19 Nérée Le Noblet Duplessis [13] 1904 1905
17 Louis-Docithé Paquin 1905 1905
20 J.-F. Bellefeuille 1905 1906
21 François-Siméon Tourigny 1906 1908
23 Louis-Philippe Normand [14] 1908 1913
24 Joseph-Adolphe Tessier [15] 1913 1921
23 Louis-Philippe Normand 1921 1923
25 Arthur Bettez [16] 1923 1931
26 J.-H. Robichon 1931 1937
27 Atchez Pitt 1937 1941
28 Arthur Rousseau 1941 1949
29 Joseph-Alfred Mongrain [17] 1949 1953
30 Léo Leblanc 1953 1955
31 Laurent Paradis 1955 1960
29 Joseph-Alfred Mongrain 1960 1963
32 Gérard Dufresne [18] 1963 1966
33 René Matteau 1966 1970
34 Gilles Beaudoin 1970 1990
35 Guy Leblanc [19] 1990 2001
36 Yves Lévesque 2002 Current

Officially, elections to the Trois-Rivières Council are on a non-partisan basis.

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Dumoulin was the Parti Canadien Member of the legislature for the district of Trois-Rivières from 1827 to 1832.
  2. ^ Polette was the Parti bleu Member of the legislature for the district of Trois-Rivières from 1848 to 1858.
  3. ^ McDougall was the Tory Member of the legislature for the district Drummond from 1851 to 1854.
  4. ^ J.-É. Turcotte was the Parti bleu Member of the legislature for the district of Saint-Maurice from 1841 to 1844, for Trois-Rivières from 1845 to 1848, for Saint-Maurice from 1851 to 1854, for Champlain from 1858 to 1861 and again for Trois-Rivières from 1861 until his death in 1864.
  5. ^ Boucher was the Parti bleu Member of the legislature for the district of Trois-Rivières from 1865 to 1867.
  6. ^ Dumoulin was the Conservative Member of the legislature for the district of Trois-Rivières from 1868 to 1869.
  7. ^ T.-E. Normand was the Conservative Member of the legislature for the district of Trois-Rivières from 1890 to 1900.
  8. ^ Arthur Turcotte was the Member of the legislature for the district of Trois-Rivières from 1876 to 1881 and from 1884 to 1890. He was Independent Conservative, then switched to Honoré Mercier’s Parti National.
  9. ^ Mailhot was the Conservative Member of the legislature for the district of Trois-Rivières from 1871 to 1876.
  10. ^ Panneton ran as a Conservative candidate for the district of Three Rivers and St. Maurice against incumbent MP Jacques Bureau in 1900 and in 1908. Each time he lost.
  11. ^ Cooke was the Liberal Member of the legislature for the district of Trois-Rivières from 1900 to 1904.
  12. ^ Olivier ran as a Conservative candidate for the district of Trois-Rivières against incumbent MLA Arthur Turcotte in 1886 and in 1888. Each time he lost.
  13. ^ Nérée Duplessis was the Conservative Member of the legislature for the district of Saint-Maurice from 1886 to 1900. He also ran as a Conservative candidate for the district of Three Rivers and St. Maurice against incumbent MP Jacques Bureau in 1904, but lost.
  14. ^ L.-P. Normand ran as the Conservative candidate for the district of Three Rivers and St. Maurice against incumbent MP Jacques Bureau in 1911 and in 1921. Each time he lost.
  15. ^ Tessier was the Liberal Member of the legislature for the district of Trois-Rivières from 1904 to 1921.
  16. ^ Bettez was the Liberal Member of Parliament for the district of Three Rivers and St. Maurice from 1925 to 1931.
  17. ^ Mongrain ran as the Liberal candidate for the district of Trois-Rivières against Premier and incumbent MLA Maurice Duplessis in 1952. He lost. He also ran in the district of Champlain in the 1960 provincial election. He was defeated by incumbent Maurice Bellemare.
  18. ^ The name of the Mayor of Shawinigan during the same period was also Gérard Dufresne.
  19. ^ Leblanc ran as the Liberal candidate for the district of Trois-Rivières against Cabinet Member and incumbent MNA Guy Julien in 1998. He lost.

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