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Louis Philippe Demers

Louis Philippe Demers (September 16, 1863 – November 3, 1951) was a Canadian lawyer, professor, and politician.

Louis Philippe Demers
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Member of the Canadian Parliament
for St. Johns—Iberville
In office
Preceded byJoseph Israël Tarte
Succeeded byMarie Joseph Demers
Personal details
Born(1863-09-16)September 16, 1863
St-Georges d'Henryville, Canada East
DiedNovember 3, 1951(1951-11-03) (aged 88)
RelationsAlexis-Louis Demers, father
Marie Joseph Demers, brother

Born in St-Georges d'Henryville, Canada East, the son of Alexis-Louis Demers, a Quebec politician, and Marie Goyette, Demers was educated at the College of St. Hyacinthe, Quebec and Laval University, Montreal. A lawyer, he was the head of the firm of Demer and DeLorimier in Montreal. He was a Professor of Commercial Law at Laval University, Montreal. He was first elected to the House of Commons of Canada for the electoral district of St. Johns—Iberville in the general elections of 1900. A Liberal, he was re-elected in 1904. He resigned in 1906 when he was appointed Puisne Judge, Superior Court. His brother, Marie Joseph Demers, was elected to replace him.