Paul Henri Bouffard

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The Honourable
Paul Henri Bouffard
Member of the Senate of Canada for Grandville, Quebec
In office
27 December 1946 – 16 February 1966
Preceded by Thomas Chapais
Succeeded by Léopold Langlois
Personal details
Born Paul Henri Bouffard
(1895-04-05)5 April 1895
Quebec City, Quebec
Died 16 February 1966(1966-02-16) (aged 70)
Quebec City, Quebec[1]
Political party Liberal
Spouse(s) Margaret Hachette[1]
Profession lawyer, professor

Paul Henri Bouffard, QC (5 April 1895 – 16 February 1966) was a Liberal party member of the Senate of Canada. He was born in Quebec City, Quebec and became a lawyer and professor.

The son of Pierre Bouffard and E. Vachon, he was educated at the Séminaire de Québec and the Université Laval. Bouffard was called to the Quebec bar in 1918 and practised law in Quebec City. In 1928, he was named King's Counsel. Bouffard was professor of Commercial Law at the Université Laval. He was vice-president for two insurance companies and the Champlain Paper Box Company and served as director for a number of companies, including the Shawinigan Water and Power Company, the Saint Lawrence Cement Company (now part of Holcim) and the Dow Brewery.[1]

He was appointed to the Senate on 27 December 1946 as nominated by Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King and remained in that role until his death on 16 February 1966.


  1. ^ a b c Johnson, J.K. (1968). The Canadian Directory of Parliament 1867-1967. Public Archives of Canada. 

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