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Aurel D. Léger (10 November 1894 – 28 December 1961) was a Canadian businessman, contractor, farmer and politician. Léger served as a Liberal party member of the House of Commons of Canada. He was born in Grande-Digue, New Brunswick and became a by career.

Aurel Léger
Member of Parliament
for Kent
In office
March 1940 – December 1961
Personal details
Aurel D. Léger

(1894-11-10)10 November 1894
Grande-Digue, New Brunswick, Canada
Died28 December 1961(1961-12-28) (aged 67)
Political partyLiberal
Spouse(s)Regina Roy
m. 8 July 1918 (deceased)
Albertine Daigle
m. 21 February 1950[1]
Professionbusinessman, contractor, farmer

He was educated at Shediac Bridge School, University of St. Joseph's College, Sainte Anne's College and Moncton Business College.[1]

Légere was first elected to Parliament at the Kent riding in the 1940 general election then re-elected in 1945 and 1949. Léger was appointed to the Senate on 12 June 1953, towards the end of the 21st Canadian Parliament. He remained a Senator until his death in 1961.


  1. ^ a b Normandin, Pierre G. (1952). The Canadian Parliamentary Guide.

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