Pierre-Évariste Leblanc

From Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core
Jump to: navigation, search
Sir Pierre-Évariste Leblanc
Pierre-Évariste Leblanc.png
11th Lieutenant Governor of Quebec
In office
February 8, 1915 – October 18, 1918
Monarch George V
Governor General the Duke of Connaught and Strathearn
The Duke of Devonshire
Premier Lomer Gouin
Preceded by François Langelier
Succeeded by Charles Fitzpatrick
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Laval
In office
October 30, 1882 – June 13, 1883
Preceded by Louis-Onésime Loranger
Succeeded by Amédée Gaboury
In office
July 14, 1884 – June 8, 1908
Preceded by Amédée Gaboury
Succeeded by Joseph Wenceslas Levesque
Leader of the Official Opposition of Quebec
In office
1905 – June 8, 1908
Preceded by Edmund James Flynn
Succeeded by Joseph-Mathias Tellier
Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec
In office
April 26, 1892 – November 23, 1897
Preceded by Félix-Gabriel Marchand
Succeeded by Jules Tessier
Personal details
Born (1853-08-10)August 10, 1853
Saint-Martin (Laval), Lower Canada
Died October 18, 1918(1918-10-18) (aged 65)
Sillery, Quebec
Nationality Canadian
Political party Conservative
Spouse(s) Josephine-Hermine Beaudry (m. 1886)
Children 3
Residence Laval, Quebec
Occupation teacher, lawyer
Profession politician

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

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 Montreal 1918.

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

Elections as party leader

He lost the 1908 election.

See also