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Arthur Lesieur Desaulniers

Arthur Lesieur Desaulniers (February 9, 1873 – July 16, 1954) was a merchant and political figure in Quebec. He represented Champlain in the House of Commons of Canada from 1917 to 1930 as a Liberal.[1]

Arthur Lesieur Desaulniers
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Champlain
In office
Preceded by Pierre Édouard Blondin
Succeeded by Jean-Louis Baribeau
Personal details
Born (1873-02-09)February 9, 1873
Louiseville, Quebec
Died July 16, 1954(1954-07-16) (aged 81)
Political party Liberal

He was born in Louiseville, Quebec, the son of Alexis Lesieur Desaulniers and Oliva Pichette. In 1896, he married Hélène Gariépy. He was mayor of Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pérade from 1913 to 1919 and was warden for Champlain County in 1917. Desaulniers was defeated by Jean-Louis Baribeau when he ran for reelection in 1930. He died in Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pérade at the age of 81.[2]