Georges Henri Boivin

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The Hon.
Georges Henri Boivin
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Shefford
In office
Preceded by Henry Edgarton Allen
Succeeded by Pierre-Ernest Boivin
Personal details
Born (1882-12-26)December 26, 1882
Granby, Quebec
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Political party Liberal
Children Marcel Boivin

Georges Henri Boivin, PC KC (December 26, 1882 – August 7, 1926) was a Canadian politician.

Born in Granby, Quebec, the son of Henri Boivin and Sarah Bray, Boivin was educated at Granby Academy, St. Joseph's College, and Granby Mannoir College in Marieville. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1902 from Laval University in Montreal. He studied law in the offices of Greenshields, Heneker & Mitchell in Montreal, and was admitted to the bar of the Province of Quebec in 1907. From 1908 to 1912, he was an advocate and barrister with the firm of McKeown & Boivin in Sweetsburg, Quebec. In 1907, he was appointed Crown Prosecutor for the District of Bedford.

He was elected to the Canadian House of Commons for the Quebec riding of Shefford in the 1911 federal election. A Liberal, he was re-elected in 1917, 1921, and 1925. From 1918 to 1921, he was the Deputy Speaker and Chairman of Committees of the Whole of the House of Commons. From 1925 to 1926, he was the Minister of Customs and Excise.

He was married to Helen Comeau and had three children: Sarah Marguerite, James Joseph Henry, and Marcel George Wilfrid, who was also an MP.


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