Louis-Pierre-Paul Cardin

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Louis-Pierre-Paul Cardin
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Richelieu
In office
Preceded by Léon Leduc
Succeeded by Louis Lacouture
Personal details
Born (1840-05-21)May 21, 1840
Saint-Pierre-de-Sorel, Lower Canada
Died April 9, 1917(1917-04-09) (aged 76)
Montreal, Quebec
Political party Liberal

Louis-Pierre-Paul Cardin (May 21, 1840 – April 9, 1917) was a notary and political figure in Quebec. He represented Richelieu in the Legislative Assembly of Quebec from 1886 to 1892 and from 1897 to 1912 as a Liberal.

He was born in Saint-Pierre-de-Sorel, Lower Canada, the son of Athanase Cardin and Judith Lavallée, and was educated at the Collège de l'Assomption. In 1867, he married Marie-Eugénie-Célina Lamère. Cardin qualified to practise in 1868 and set up practice in Sorel. He was secretary-treasurer for Sainte-Anne-de-Sorel from 1878 to 1879 and Sainte-Victoire from 1880 to 1886. Cardin was also president and secretary-treasurer for the agricultural society for Richelieu County. Cardin was also president for the Saint-Jean-Baptiste Society at Sorel. Cardin established a militia company at Sorel and served as captain and then lieutenant-colonel. He served as associate prothonotary for Montreal district from 1912 until his death in Montréal at the age of 76.