Pierre-Évariste Leblanc

Sir Pierre-Évariste Leblanc, KCMG KC (August 10, 1853 – October 18, 1918) was born in Saint-Martin (today part of Laval, Quebec).[1]

Sir
Pierre-Évariste Leblanc
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11th Lieutenant Governor of Quebec
In office
February 8, 1915 – October 18, 1918
MonarchGeorge V
Governor General
PremierLomer Gouin
Preceded byFrançois Langelier
Succeeded byCharles Fitzpatrick
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Laval
In office
October 30, 1882 – June 13, 1883
Preceded byLouis-Onésime Loranger
Succeeded byAmédée Gaboury
In office
July 14, 1884 – June 8, 1908
Preceded byAmédée Gaboury
Succeeded byJoseph Wenceslas Levesque
Leader of the Official Opposition of Quebec
In office
1905 – June 8, 1908
Preceded byEdmund James Flynn
Succeeded byJoseph-Mathias Tellier
Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec
In office
April 26, 1892 – November 23, 1897
Preceded byFélix-Gabriel Marchand
Succeeded byJules Tessier
Personal details
Born(1853-08-10)August 10, 1853
Saint-Martin (Laval), Lower Canada
DiedOctober 18, 1918(1918-10-18) (aged 65)
Sillery, Quebec
NationalityCanadian
Political partyConservative
Spouse(s)
Josephine-Hermine Beaudry
(m. 1886)
Children3
ResidenceLaval, Quebec
Occupationteacher, lawyer
Professionpolitician

He was a Quebec Conservative Party leader but never premier. First elected to the Legislative Assembly in a by-election in 1882 in the riding of Laval, he served as leader of the Opposition from 1905 to 1908, when he lost the 1908 election and his own seat. Served as the 11th Lieutenant Governor of Quebec from February 12, 1915, until his death in Spencer Wood, Sillery, in 1918.[1] Leblanc was buried at cimetière Notre-Dame-des-Neiges in Montreal.[1]

Prior to his political career, Leblanc was a teacher and a lawyer.

Elections as party leaderEdit

He lost the 1908 election.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Biographie : Pierre-Évariste Leblanc (1853-1918)". www.assnat.qc.ca (in French). Assemblée nationale du Québec. Retrieved 11 September 2019.

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