Alfred Duranleau

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The Hon.

Alfred Duranleau
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Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Chambly-Verchères
In office
Preceded byAimé Langlois
Succeeded byThe electoral district was abolished in 1933.
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Montréal-Laurier
In office
Preceded byErnest Poulin
Succeeded byErnest Poulin
Personal details
Born(1871-11-01)November 1, 1871
Farnham, Quebec
DiedMarch 11, 1951(1951-03-11) (aged 79)
Montreal, Quebec
Resting placeNotre Dame des Neiges Cemetery
Political partyConservative
Other political
Conservative Party of Quebec
CabinetMinister of Marine (1930–1935)
Minister of Fisheries (Acting) (1932–1934)

Alfred Duranleau, PC (November 1, 1871 – March 11, 1951) was a Canadian lawyer, politician, and judge.

Born in Farnham, Quebec, the son of Napoléon Duranleau and Adélaïde Patenaude, he was educated as a lawyer and was called to the Quebec Bar in 1897.

In 1923, he was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for the riding of Montréal-Laurier. A Conservative, he was defeated in 1927.

He was elected to the House of Commons of Canada for the riding of Chambly-Verchères in the 1930 federal election. A Conservative, he was the Minister of Marine from 1930 to 1935 and the Minister of Fisheries (Acting) from 1932 to 1934. From 1935 until his death in 1951, he was a judge on the Superior Court of Quebec. He was entombed at the Notre Dame des Neiges Cemetery in Montreal.[1]


  1. ^ Répertoire des personnages inhumés au cimetière ayant marqué l'histoire de notre société (in French). Montreal: Notre Dame des Neiges Cemetery.