Louis-Alphonse Boyer

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Louis Alphonse Boyer
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Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Maskinongé
In office
1872 – 1878
Preceded by George Caron
Succeeded by Frédéric Houde
Personal details
Born (1839-05-31)May 31, 1839
Montreal, Lower Canada
Died May 29, 1916(1916-05-29) (aged 76)
Nationality British subject
Political party Liberal
Occupation businessman
lumber merchant

Louis-Alphonse Boyer (May 31, 1839 – May 29, 1916) was a Quebec merchant and political figure. He represented Maskinongé in the Canadian House of Commons as a Liberal member from 1872 to 1878.[1]

He was born in Montreal,[1] the son of Louis Boyer and Aurélie Mignault,[2] and was educated at the Chambly and Jesuit Colleges.[3] Boyer was the head of a lumber firm and a director of the Royal Canadian Insurance Company and of La Banque Ville Marie.[4] He also served as mayor of St-Lambert.[1] In 1865, he married Alphonsine Meilleur, the daughter of Jean-Baptiste Meilleur.[3] Boyer ran unsuccessfully in the federal riding of Jacques Cartier in 1904.[1] Boyer operated a model farm in St-Lambert. He was flour inspector for Montreal from 1878 to 1888.[2]

His brother Arthur was a member of the Quebec assembly and the Canadian senate.[1]