World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Gédéon Ouimet

Gédéon Ouimet
Monarch Victoria
Lieutenant Governor René-Édouard Caron
Preceded by Pierre-Joseph-Olivier Chauveau
Succeeded by Charles Boucher de Boucherville
Personal details
Born (1823-06-02)June 2, 1823
Sainte-Rose (Laval), Lower Canada
Died April 23, 1905( 1905-04-23) (aged 81)
Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Quebec
Political party Conservative
Spouse(s) Marie-Jeanne Pellant
Religion Roman Catholic

Gédéon Ouimet (June 2, 1823 – April 23, 1905) was a French-Canadian politician.

Born in what is today part of the city of Laval, Quebec Canada, Ouimet served as the second Premier of the province of Quebec from February 26, 1873 to September 22, 1874. He resigned as party leader of the Conservative Party of Quebec in 1874.

He was appointed to the Legislative Council of Quebec in 1895.

He died in Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Quebec in 1905. The Quebec town of Grandmont changed its name to Saint-Gédéon in honour of Ouimet. A bridge on Highway 15 (Laurentian) was also named after him; the bridge crosses the Rivière_des_Mille_Îles. It connects the municipality of Laval

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.