Moodie Brock Lovell

Moodie Brock Lovell (April 11, 1853 – January 29, 1902) was a lumber merchant and political figure in Quebec. He represented Stanstead in the Legislative Assembly of Quebec from 1890 to 1892 and from 1900 to 1904 as a Liberal.

Moodie Brock Lovell
Member of Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Stanstead
In office
1890–1892
Preceded byOzro Baldwin
Succeeded byMichael Felix Hackett
In office
1900–1902
Preceded byMichael Felix Hackett
Succeeded byGeorges-Henri Saint-Pierre
Personal details
Born(1853-04-11)April 11, 1853
Barnston, Canada East
DiedJanuary 29, 1902(1902-01-29) (aged 48)
Portland, Maine, U.S.
Political partyLiberal
RelationsHenry Lovell, father
Charles Henry Lovell, brother

He was born in Barnston, Canada East, the son of Henry Lovell and Artemissa Merriman, and was educated in Coaticook. He entered the lumber business with his father in the company H. Lovell and Sons. Lovell was also involved in the operation of the Grand Valley Lumber Company, also owned by his father. In 1878, he married Charlotte Elizabeth Pierce. Lovell did not run for reelection in 1892 and was defeated in 1897. He was president of the agricultural society for the Eastern Townships. He died in office in Portland, Maine at the age of 48 and was buried in Coaticook.

His brother Charles Henry served in the House of Commons of Canada.

ReferencesEdit

  • Wood, William C. H.; Atherton, William H.; Conklin, Edwin P. (1931). The storied province of Quebec : past and present. Volume V. pp. 558–9. Retrieved 2009-08-15.
  • "Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec.