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Édouard-Charles St-Père (24 September 1876 – 31 January 1950) was a Liberal party member of the House of Commons of Canada. He was born in Sainte-Mélanie, Quebec at Joliette County and became a journalist who was with the newspaper Le Canada for two decades.[2]

The Honourable
Édouard-Charles St-Père
Senator for De Lanaudière
In office
9 February 1940 – 31 January 1950
Appointed by William Lyon Mackenzie King
Preceded by Joseph Philippe Baby Casgrain
Succeeded by Sarto Fournier
Member of Parliament for Hochelaga
In office
December 1921 – February 1940
Preceded by Joseph-Edmond Lesage
Succeeded by Raymond Eudes
Personal details
Born (1876-09-24)24 September 1876
Sainte-Mélanie, Quebec, Canada
Died 31 January 1950(1950-01-31) (aged 73)
Westmount, Quebec, Canada
Political party Liberal
Spouse(s) 1) Antoinette Collet
m. 13 May 1905 (d.)
2) Anna Gingras[1]
Occupation journalist

He was first elected to Parliament at the Hochelaga riding in the 1921 general election then re-elected in 1925, 1926, 1930 and 1935. In 1940, St-Père was appointed to the Senate for the De Lanaudière, Quebec division and remained a Senator until his death on 31 January 1950 at his Westmount, Quebec residence after ailing for a considerable time with an undisclosed condition.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Normandin, A.L. (1940) [1936]. Canadian Parliamentary Guide.
  2. ^ a b The Canadian Press (1 February 1950). "Senator St. Pere". The Globe and Mail. p. 2.

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