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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 byPierre Édouard Blondin
Succeeded byJean-Louis Baribeau
Personal details
Born(1873-02-09)February 9, 1873
Louiseville, Quebec
DiedJuly 16, 1954(1954-07-16) (aged 81)
Political partyLiberal

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]