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Louis Monast (July 1, 1863 – April 16, 1936) was a U.S. Representative from Rhode Island.

Louis Monast
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Rhode Island's 3rd district
In office
1927–1929
Preceded byJeremiah E. O'Connell
Succeeded byJeremiah E. O'Connell
Personal details
Born(1863-07-01)July 1, 1863
Marieville, Quebec
DiedApril 16, 1936(1936-04-16) (aged 72)
Pawtucket, Rhode Island
NationalityAmerican
Political partyRepublican

Born in Marieville de Monior, Iberville, Province of Quebec, Canada, MonastIn the spring of 1865 immigrated to the United States with his father, who settled in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. He attended parochial and night schools. He was employed in the textile mills from 1872 to 1882 and as a bricklayer, plasterer, and carpenter from 1882 to 1892. He engaged in building construction and in the real estate business in 1892, and also operated several bakeries. He served as member of the State house of representatives 1909–1911. He served as delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1924. He was an unsuccessful candidate for election in 1924 to the Sixty-ninth Congress.

Monast was elected as a Republican to the Seventieth Congress (March 4, 1927 – March 3, 1929). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1928 to the Seventy-first Congress. He resumed the real estate business. He died in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, April 16, 1936. He was interred in Notre Dame Cemetery.

SourcesEdit

  • United States Congress. "Louis Monast (id: M000850)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Jeremiah E. O'Connell
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Rhode Island's 3rd congressional district

1927–1929
Succeeded by
Jeremiah E. O'Connell

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