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Jules-Édouard Prévost

Jules-Édouard Prévost (21 November 1871 – 13 October 1943) was a Laurier Liberal and Liberal party member of the House of Commons of Canada. He was born in Saint-Jérôme, Quebec and became a journalist and publisher.

The Hon.

Jules-Édouard Prévost
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Terrebonne
In office
December 1917 – June 1930
Preceded byGédéon Rochon
Succeeded byLouis-Étienne Parent
Senator for Mille Isles, Quebec
In office
June 1930 – October 1943
Appointed byWilliam Lyon Mackenzie King
Preceded byNapoléon Kemner Laflamme
Succeeded byArmand Daigle
Personal details
Born(1871-11-21)21 November 1871
Saint-Jérôme, Quebec, Canada
Died13 October 1943(1943-10-13) (aged 71)
Political partyLaurier Liberals
Spouse(s)Hermine Smith
m. 16 July 1912[1]
Professionjournalist, publisher

Prévost attended Collège Saint-Suplice in Montreal then studied further in Paris and Rome. He was a director of the newspaper l'Avenir du Nord. In 1910, he became a member of Quebec's Council of Public Instruction and from 1914 to 1916 was president of the French Aid Society for Terrebonne County.[1]

He was first elected to Parliament at the Terrebonne riding under the Laurier Liberals in the 1917 general election. After this, he was re-elected as a Liberal in 1921, 1925 and 1926.

During his term in the 16th Canadian Parliament, Prévost was appointed to the Senate on 3 June 1930 and remained in that role until his death on 13 October 1943.


  1. ^ a b Normandin, A.L. (1929). Canadian Parliamentary Guide. Ottawa: Mortimer Company.

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