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Joseph Jean

Joseph Jean
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Maisonneuve
In office
Preceded by Clément Robitaille
Succeeded by District was abolished in 1933
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Mercier
In office
Preceded by District was created in 1933
Succeeded by Marcel Monette
Personal details
Born (1890-02-07)February 7, 1890
St-Philippe de Néri, Quebec
Died July 18, 1973(1973-07-18) (aged 83)
Political party Liberal
Cabinet Solicitor General of Canada (1945–1949)
Portfolio Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General (1943–1944)

Joseph-Arthur Jean, PC (February 7, 1890 – July 18, 1973) was a Canadian politician.

Born in St-Philippe-de-Néri, Quebec, he was first elected to the Canadian House of Commons representing the Quebec riding of Maisonneuve in a 1932 by-election. A Liberal, he was re-elected in 1935, 1940, 1945, and 1949 representing the riding of Mercier. From 1943 to 1945, he was the Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General. From 1945 to 1949, he was the Solicitor General of Canada.

Hon. Joseph Jean and colleagues in the 16th Canadian Ministry (Rear, L-R): Hons. J. J. McCann, Paul Martin, Joseph Jean, J. A. Glen, Brooke Claxton, Alphonse Fournier, Ernest Bertrand, A. G. L. McNaughton, Lionel Chevrier, D. C. Abbott, D. L. MacLaren Date


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