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Esdras Alfred de St-Georges (August 4, 1849 – June 19, 1890) was a Quebec lawyer, physician and political figure. He represented Portneuf in the House of Commons of Canada from 1872 to 1878 and from 1882 to 1890 as a Liberal member.[1]

Esdras Alfred de St-Georges
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Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Portneuf
In office
1872–1878
Preceded byJean-Docile Brousseau
Succeeded byRoch-Pamphile Vallée
In office
1882–1890
Preceded byRoch-Pamphile Vallée
Succeeded byArthur Delisle
Personal details
Born(1849-08-04)August 4, 1849
Cap-Santé, Canada East
DiedJune 19, 1890(1890-06-19) (aged 40)
Cap-Santé, Quebec, Quebec
Political partyLiberal

He was born in Cap-Santé, Canada East,[1] the son of Laurent Aurez de St-Georges and Adelaine Allsopp who was the daughter of George Waters Allsopp. He received the degree of M.D. from Victoria College in Cobourg, Ontario and a degree in law from the Université Laval. He practised law at Quebec City and was also a governor of the College of Surgeons and Physicians of Lower Canada. In 1875, de St-Georges married Laura, the daughter of Isidore Thibaudeau.[2] He was elected again in 1878 but unseated after an appeal; he also ran unsuccessfully in the riding of Montmorency in 1880.[1] De St-Georges died in office in 1890 at Cap-Santé.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Esdras Alfred de St-Georges – Parliament of Canada biography
  2. ^ The Canadian parliamentary companion, 1887, JA Gemmill
  3. ^ Johnson, J.K. (1968). The Canadian Directory of Parliament 1867-1967. Public Archives of Canada.