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Adelard Fontaine

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Preceded by  Rene Morin
Political party  Liberal
Party  Liberal Party of Canada
Succeeded by  Joseph Fontaine
Died  November 21, 1967
Preceded by  riding created
Role  Lawyer
Succeeded by  riding dissolved
Name  Adelard Fontaine

Full Name  Joseph-Theophile-Adelard Fontaine
Born  30 November 1892 Saint-Thomas-d'Aquin, Quebec (1892-11-30)
Spouse(s)  Alice Leclair m. 8 May 1923

Joseph-Théophile-Adélard Fontaine (30 November 1892 – 21 November 1967) was a Liberal party member of the Canadian House of Commons. He was born in Saint-Thomas-d'Aquin, Quebec and became a lawyer by career.

Fontaine attended seminary at Saint-Hyacinthe then Université Laval and attained B.A. and LL.L degrees. In 1929, he was appointed King's Counsel.

He was first elected to Parliament at the St. Hyacinthe—Rouville riding in the 1930 general election then re-elected there in 1935 and 1940. Fontaine resigned on 27 July 1944 before completing his term in the 19th Canadian Parliament.

Named in 1944 as judge to the Court of Sessions of the Peace (now the Criminal and Penal Division of the Court of Quebec), he died on November 21, 1967, after 23 years on the bench.


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