Robert Laurier

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Robert Laurier
MPP for Ottawa East
In office
November 27, 1940 – March 24, 1945
Preceded by Paul Leduc
Succeeded by Aurèle Chartrand
Personal details
Born (1892-03-31)March 31, 1892
Arthabaska, Quebec, Canada
Died April 4, 1967(1967-04-04) (aged 75)
Montreal, Quebec
Political party Liberal Party of Ontario

Robert Laurier (March 31, 1892 – April 4, 1967) was a Canadian barrister and political figure in Ontario, Canada. He represented Ottawa East in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario as a Liberal member from 1940 to 1945.

He was born in Arthabaska, Quebec, the son of Henri Laurier, and was educated at Loyola College, McGill College and Osgoode Hall. He married Gabrielle Parent, the daughter of Simon-Napoléon Parent who was a premier of Quebec and mayor of Quebec City. Laurier served as Minister of Mines in the provincial cabinet from 1940 to 1943. He died after a long illness in 1967[1]

He was the nephew of Sir Wilfrid Laurier.[2]

References[edit]

  • Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1945, AL Normandin

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