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Joseph Arthur Calixte Éthier

Joseph Arthur Calixte Étheir, KC (May 26, 1868 – August 14, 1936) was a Canadian politician.

Joseph Arthur Calixte Étheir
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Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Two Mountains
In office
1896–1917
Preceded byJoseph Girouard
Succeeded byThe electoral district was abolished in 1914.
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Laval—Two Mountains
In office
1917–1925
Preceded byThe electoral district was created in 1914.
Succeeded byLiguori Lacombe
Personal details
Born(1868-05-26)May 26, 1868
St-Benoît, Quebec
DiedAugust 14, 1936(1936-08-14) (aged 68)
Political partyLiberal

Born in St-Benoît, Quebec, the son of J. B. Étheir and Julie Boyer, Éthere was educated at Montreal College. A lawyer, he was called to the Quebec Bar in 1895 and was created a King's Counsel in 1906. He was Deputy-prothonotary for the District of Terrebonne from 1888 to 1895 and was a Crown Prosecutor for that District in 1901. He was mayor of Ste. Scholastique, Quebec from 1899 to 1906. He was first elected to Canadian Parliament at the general elections of 1896 for the riding of Two Mountains winning by 17 votes. A Liberal, he was re-elected in every following election including the 1921 election. He did not run in 1925.

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