1841 – 1889
Who was Édouard-Onésiphore Martin?
He was born in Rimouski, Canada East, the son of Henry Martin and Marie-Louise Dessein, dit Saint-Pierre. Martin was educated at the Séminaire de Québec and at the Collège de Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière. He owned sawmills at Métis and Lac Trois-Saumons. Martin was a contractor on the Intercolonial Railway from 1870 to 1874. He served in the militia reaching the rank of lieutenant-colonel. He died in office at Rimouski at the age of 48.
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- Sep 6, 1841
- Nov 4, 1889
on July 23, 2013
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