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Alexandre Thurber

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Preceded by  Hortensius Beique
Spouse(s)  Rose-Anne Larocque
Succeeded by  Hortensius Beique
Political party  Liberal
Party  Quebec Liberal Party
Preceded by  Henri St-Mars
Role  Political figure
Preceded by  L. J. Emilien Brais
Name  Alexandre Thurber

Preceded by  Eugene Merrill Lesieur Desaulniers
Born  2 April 1871 Montreal, Quebec (1871-04-02)
Died  April 19, 1958, Montreal, Canada

Alexandre Thurber (April 2, 1871 – April 19, 1958) was an industrialist and political figure in Quebec. He represented Chambly in the Legislative Assembly of Quebec from 1923 to 1931 and from 1935 to 1936 as a Liberal.

He was born in Montreal, the son of Alexandre Thurber and Émiline Davignon who was the daughter of Pierre Davignon. Thurber was educated at the Collège de Longueuil. He worked as a clerk for fifteen years and then became an iron manufacturer at Longueuil. In 1894, he married Rose-Anne Larocque. Thurber served as mayor of Longueuil from 1915 to 1925 and from 1933 to 1935.

He was first elected in the 1923 Quebec general election and re-elected in 1927, but did not run for reelection to the assembly 1931. He was elected again in 1935, but defeated by Hortensius Béïque in 1936.

Thurber died in Montreal at the age of 87.


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