Maurice Lalonde (politician)

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Maurice Lalonde
Member of Parliament
for Labelle
In office
October 1935 – April 1949
Preceded by Henri Bourassa
Succeeded by Henri Courtemanche
Personal details
Born (1901-08-24)24 August 1901
Montreal, Quebec
Died 2 June 1956(1956-06-02) (aged 54)
Political party Liberal
Spouse(s) Èléonore Cote
m. 30 August 1927[1]
Profession lawyer

Maurice Lalonde (24 August 1901 – 2 June 1956) was a Liberal party member of the House of Commons of Canada. He was born in Montreal, Quebec and became a lawyer by career.[2]

The son of Wilfrid Lalonde and Blanche L'Archevèque,[3] Lalonde attended Mont Laurier St. Joseph Seminary where he attained a Bachelor of Arts degree, then the Université de Montréal for law studies and then formally became a lawyer in 1927. He also owned the publication La Voix du Nord and served as president of the companies Mont-Laurier Aviation and Lievre Lumber.[1] Lalonde practised law in Mont-Laurier.[3]

He was first elected to Parliament at the Labelle riding in the 1935 general election and re-elected in 1940 and 1945. Lalonde did not seek another term in the 1949 election.[2]

His son Fernand served in the Quebec assembly.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Normandin, G. Pierre (1947). Canadian Parliamentary Guide. 
  2. ^ a b Maurice Lalonde – Parliament of Canada biography
  3. ^ a b Johnson, J.K. (1968). The Canadian Directory of Parliament 1867-1967. Public Archives of Canada. 
  4. ^ Fernand Lalonde at the National Assembly of Quebec (French)