Onésime Pelletier

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Onésime Pelletier
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Bellechasse
In office
Succeeded by Pierre Fradet
Personal details
Born (1833-04-05)April 5, 1833
Lavaltrie, Canada East
Died April 2, 1881(1881-04-02) (aged 47)
Saint-Charles, Quebec
Political party Liberal

Onésime Pelletier (April 5, 1833 – April 2, 1881) was a physician and political figure in Quebec. He represented Bellechasse in the Legislative Assembly of Quebec from 1867 to 1875 as a Liberal member.

He was born in Lavaltrie, Canada East, the son of Ambroise Pelletier and Louise-Sophie Giguère, and was educated at the Collège de l'Assomption and the Université Laval. He qualified to practice as a doctor in 1858 and set up practice in Saint-Charles. In 1859, he married Anselmie Blais. Pelletier was president of the Bellechasse Colonization Society. He was defeated by Pierre Fradet when he ran for reelection in 1875. Pelletier died in Saint-Charles at the age of 47.