1821 – 1898
Who was Élie Lacerte?
Élie Lacerte was a Quebec physician and political figure. He represented Saint Maurice in the Canadian House of Commons as a Conservative member from 1868 to 1874 and in the Legislative Assembly of Quebec from 1875 to 1878.
He was born in Saint-Sévère in 1821. He studied at the college at Nicolet and at Harvard University. In 1847, he was licensed to practice medicine and entered practice at Yamachiche. Lacerte was also postmaster there. He was elected to the House of Commons in an 1868 by-election after Louis Léon Lesieur Desaulniers resigned his seat. He was defeated in Saint Maurice during the federal general election of 1874, then elected to the provincial assembly in 1875 in the electoral district of the same name. He served as land agent for Saint Maurice from 1887 to 1898.
He died in Yamachiche in 1898.
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- Nov 21, 1821
- Also known as
- Elie Lacerte
- Harvard University
- Apr 24, 1898
on July 23, 2013
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