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Arthur Sauvé

The Hon.
Arthur Sauvé
Senator for Rigaud, Quebec
In office
Appointed by R. B. Bennett
Preceded by Lawrence Alexander Wilson
Succeeded by Vincent Dupuis
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Laval—Two Mountains
In office
Preceded by Liguori Lacombe
Succeeded by Liguori Lacombe
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Deux-Montagnes
In office
Preceded by Hector Champagne
Succeeded by Paul Sauvé
Leader of the Opposition of Quebec
In office
Preceded by Philémon Cousineau
Succeeded by Camillien Houde
Personal details
Born (1874-10-01)October 1, 1874
Saint-Hermas (Mirabel), Quebec
Died February 6, 1944(1944-02-06) (aged 69)
Montreal, Quebec
Political party Conservative
Other political
Conservative Party of Quebec
Children Paul Sauvé

Arthur Sauvé, PC (October 1, 1874 – February 6, 1944) was born in Saint-Hermas (today part of Mirabel, Quebec).

The Legislative Assembly of Quebec member for Deux-Montagnes from 1908 to 1930, he was leader of the Quebec Conservative Party but never premier. He was the father of future premier Paul Sauvé.

In 1930 he moved to federal politics and became Postmaster General in the Cabinet of Richard Bennett until 1935. In 1935 he was appointed to the Senate.

He was also the mayor of the municipality of Saint-Benoît from 1906 to 1923.

Elections as party leader

Quebec: He lost the 1919 election, 1923 election, and 1927 election.

See also


  • Arthur Sauvé – Parliament of Canada biography
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