Joly de Lotbinière, Henri-Gustave

JOLY DE LOTBINIÈRE, Henri-Gustave, lawyer and politician, lt gov 1900–06 (b 5 Dec 1829, Epernay, France; d 15 Nov 1908, Quebec City). Raised in Lower Canada and educated in Paris, he practised law in Quebec and managed his family's seigneury. A lifelong Liberal, he sat in the Canadian Assembly from 1861 to 1867, the Quebec legislature from 1867 to 1885, and the House of Commons from 1867 to 1874. He served briefly as premier of Quebec from 1878 to 1879. In 1885, disillusioned by the Riel...

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