Alfred Duranleau

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The Hon.

Alfred Duranleau
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Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Chambly-Verchères
In office
1930–1935
Preceded byAimé Langlois
Succeeded byThe electoral district was abolished in 1933.
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Montréal-Laurier
In office
1923–1927
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
Political partyConservative
Other political
affiliations
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.

References[edit]

  • Alfred Duranleau – Parliament of Canada biography
  • "Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec.