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Joseph-Arthur Denis (26 April 1881 – 1 October 1934) was a Liberal party member of the House of Commons of Canada. He was born in Saint-Norbert, Quebec in Berthier County and became a physician.

J-Arthur Denis
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for St. Denis
In office
December 1921 – October 1934
Preceded byAlphonse Verville
Succeeded byAzellus Denis
Personal details
Joseph-Arthur Denis

(1881-04-26)26 April 1881
Saint-Norbert, Quebec, Canada
Died1 October 1934(1934-10-01) (aged 53)
Lac-Rouge, Quebec, Canada[1]
Political partyLiberal
Spouse(s)Ottawa Gagnon
m. 26 June 1907[2]

The son of Arsène Denis and Georgiana Laporte,[1] Denis attended Joliette College, then Université Laval.[2] He practised medicine at Notre-Dame-des-Bois and Montreal.[1]

He was first elected to Parliament at the St. Denis riding in the 1921 general election then re-elected in 1925, 1926 and 1930. Denis died on 1 October 1934 before he was able to complete his fourth term, the 17th Canadian Parliament. His brother Azellus succeeded him as member for St. Denis.


  1. ^ a b c Johnson, J.K. (1968). The Canadian Directory of Parliament 1867-1967. Public Archives of Canada.
  2. ^ a b Normandin, A.L. (1932). Canadian Parliamentary Guide.

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