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Paul Mercier (14 February 1888 – 10 August 1943) was a Liberal party member of the House of Commons of Canada. He was born in Montreal, Quebec and became a lawyer.

Paul Mercier
Member of Parliament
for Westmount—St. Henri
In office
December 1921 – October 1925
Succeeded by riding dissolved
Member of Parliament
for St. Henri/St. Henry
In office
October 1925 – November 1937
Preceded by riding created
Succeeded by Joseph-Arsène Bonnier
Personal details
Born (1888-02-14)14 February 1888
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Died 10 August 1943(1943-08-10) (aged 55)
Political party Liberal
Spouse(s) Aline Dion
m. 16 June 1913[1]
Profession lawyer

Mercier attended school at Montcalm, then Sainte-Therese College and Université Laval. He was appointed as King's Counsel in 1922.[1]

He was first elected to Parliament at the Westmount—St. Henri riding in the 1921 general election. After riding boundary changes in 1924, Mercier was re-elected at the new St. Henri electoral district in the 1925 federal election, then re-elected there in 1926, 1930 and 1935 (in 1933, the riding's English name became "St. Henry").

On 29 November 1937, Mercier accepted an appointment to become a Montreal region Circuit Court judge, leaving the House of Commons before completing his term in the 18th Canadian Parliament.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Normandin, A.L. (1936). Canadian Parliamentary Guide. 

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