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Arthur Godbout (December 13, 1872 – March 12, 1932) was a Canadian lawyer, politician, and judge.

Arthur Godbout
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Beauce
In office
1902–1921
Preceded byHenri Sévérin Béland
Succeeded byJoseph-Hughes Fortier
Personal details
Born(1872-12-13)December 13, 1872
Lambton, Quebec, Canada
DiedMarch 12, 1932(1932-03-12) (aged 59)
Saint-Georges, Quebec, Canada
Political partyLiberal
RelationsJoseph Godbout, brother

Born in Lambton, Quebec, Godbout studied at the Séminaire de Québec and the Université Laval à Montréal. He was called to the Bar of Quebec in 1898 and was created a King's Counsel in 1912. He was a lawyer in Saint-Georges-Est and Saint-Joseph.[1]

He was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Beauce in a 1902 by-election. A Liberal, he was re-elected in 1908 and 1912. He was acclaimed in 1916 and re-elected in 1919. In 1921, he was appointed a judge for the district court in Beauce.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec.