Ulysse-Janvier Robillard

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Ulysse-Janvier Robillard
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Beauharnois
In office
1872–1878
Preceded by Michael Cayley
Succeeded by Michael Cayley
Personal details
Born 1826
Ste-Geneviève, Lower Canada
Died January 1, 1900
Political party Independent Conservative

Ulysse-Janvier Robillard (1826 – January 1, 1900) was a Quebec merchant and political figure. He represented Beauharnois in the Canadian House of Commons from 1872 to 1878 as an Independent Conservative.[1]

He was born in Ste-Geneviève, Lower Canada,[1] the son of Joseph Robillard, and was educated there.[2] Robillard was mayor of Beauharnois from 1864 to 1866.[1] He was a produce and grain merchant[2] in Beauharnois. Robillard was married twice: first to Eulalie Paiement and then to Marie-Virginie Lanaud in 1871. He died in Montreal at the age of 74.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Political Biography from the Library of Parliament
  2. ^ a b The Canadian parliamentary companion and annual register, 1878, CH Mackintosh
  3. ^ Johnson, J.K. (1968). The Canadian Directory of Parliament 1867-1967. Public Archives of Canada.