Joseph-Alphida Crête

Joseph-Alphida Crête (July 9, 1890 – April 20, 1964) was a Liberal Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec and the House of Commons of Canada.[1][2]

Joseph-Alphida Crête
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Saint-Maurice—Laflèche
In office
1935–1945
Preceded byDistrict was established in 1933
Succeeded byRené Hamel
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Laviolette
In office
1931–1935
Preceded byDistrict was established in 1930
Succeeded byRomulus Ducharme
Personal details
Born(1890-07-09)July 9, 1890
Saint-Stanislas, Quebec
DiedApril 20, 1964(1964-04-20) (aged 73)
Grand-Mère, Quebec
Political partyLiberal
Other political
affiliations
Quebec Liberal Party

Early lifeEdit

He was born on July 9, 1890 in Saint-Stanislas, Quebec and worked as an optician before entering politics.

Provincial politicsEdit

Crête successfully ran as a Quebec Liberal Party candidate for the district of Laviolette in the 1931 provincial election.

Federal politicsEdit

Shortly before the 1935 federal election, Crête resigned his provincial seat and became Liberal Party of Canada candidate for the district of Saint-Maurice—Laflèche. He won.

He was re-elected in the 1940 election, but was defeated in the 1945 election by Bloc Populaire candidate René Hamel.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Joseph-Alphida Crête – Parliament of Canada biography
  2. ^ "Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec.