Wilfrid Bruno Nantel

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Wilfrid Bruno Nantel
Wilfrid Bruno Nantel.PNG
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Terrebonne
In office
Preceded by Samuel Desjardins
Succeeded by Gédéon Rochon
Personal details
Born (1857-11-08)November 8, 1857
Saint-Jérôme, Canada East
Died May 22, 1940(1940-05-22) (aged 82)
Political party Conservative
Relations Guillaume-Alphonse Nantel, brother
Antonin Nantel, brother
Cabinet Minister of Mines (1911–1912)
Minister of Inland Revenue (1911–1914)

Wilfrid Bruno Nantel, PC (November 8, 1857 – May 22, 1940) was a Canadian politician.

Born in Saint-Jérôme, Canada East, the son of Guillaume Nantel and Adélaïde Desjardins, he was a lawyer before first running unsuccessfully for the Canadian House of Commons as a Conservative candidate in the Quebec riding of Terrebonne in the 1904 federal election. He was elected in the 1908 election and re-elected in the 1911 election. From 1911 to 1912, he was the Minister of Mines. From 1911 to 1914, he was the Minister of Inland Revenue. From 1914 to 1924, he was an Assistant Chief Commissioner of the Board of Railway Commissioners and Transport Commissioners. [1]

His older brother, Guillaume-Alphonse Nantel, was also a politician.


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Political offices
Preceded by
William Templeman
Minister of Mines
Succeeded by
Robert Rogers