Joseph Demers (Quebec MP)

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Marie Joseph Demers
Marie Joseph Demers.jpg
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for St. Johns—Iberville
In office
Preceded by Louis Philippe Demers
Succeeded by Aldéric-Joseph Benoit
Personal details
Born (1871-05-31)May 31, 1871
St-Georges d'Henryville, Quebec
Died July 28, 1940(1940-07-28) (aged 69)
Political party Liberal
Relations Alexis-Louis Demers, father
Louis Philippe Demers, brother

Marie Joseph Demers (May 31, 1871 – July 28, 1940) was a Canadian politician.

Born in St-Georges d'Henryville, Quebec, the son of Alexis-Louis Demers, former M.L.A. for Iberville, and the brother of Louis Philippe Demers, who sat in the Canadian House of Commons from 1900 to 1906 until he was appointed a Puisne Judge, Superior Court. Demers was educated at the College of St. Hyacinthe and St. Mary's College, Montreal. A lawyer, he practised in DeLorimier, near Montreal. He was elected to the House of Commons for St. Johns—Iberville in the by-election called after his brother was appointed a judge. A Liberal, he was re-elected in 1908, 1911, 1917, and 1921. He resigned in 1922, when he accepted of an office of emolument under the Crown.


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