Henry Lovell

Henry Lovell (June 13, 1828 – December 4, 1907) was a Canadian politician. Born in Barnston, Stanstead County, Lower Canada, the son of William Lovell and Mary Hanson, Lovell was a farmer and merchant. He moved to Coaticook, Quebec in 1867. He was a municipal councilor in Coaticook from 1876 to 1885 and again from 1888 to 1891. He was mayor from 1874 to 1875 and from 1886 to 1887. He was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Quebec in 1878 for the riding of Stanstead. A Quebec Liberal, he was defeated in 1881 and 1886. He was elected to the House of Commons of Canada for Stanstead in 1900. A Liberal, he was re-elected in 1904. He died while in office in 1907. His son, Charles Henry Lovell, was elected in the 1908 by-election following the death of his father. His other son, Moodie Brock Lovell, was a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec.

Henry Lovell
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Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Stanstead
In office
Preceded byAlvin Head Moore
Succeeded byCharles Henry Lovell
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Stanstead
In office
Preceded byJohn Thornton
Succeeded byJohn Thornton
Personal details
Born(1828-06-13)June 13, 1828
Barnston, Lower Canada
DiedDecember 4, 1907(1907-12-04) (aged 79)
Coaticook, Quebec, Canada
Political partyLiberal Party of Canada
Other political
Quebec Liberal Party
ChildrenCharles Henry Lovell
Moodie Brock Lovell


  • "Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec.
  • Henry Lovell – Parliament of Canada biography