Léon Adolphe Chauvin

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Léon Adolphe Chauvin

Léon Adolphe Chauvin (July 20, 1861 – June 8, 1904) was a lawyer and political figure in Quebec, Canada. Chauvin represented Terrebonne in the House of Commons of Canada from 1896 to 1900 as a Conservative.[1]

He was born in Terrebonne, Canada East[1] and was educated at the Collège de Montréal.[2] In 1889, he married Berthe Gagnon. Chauvin was chief census officer for the province of Quebec in 1891.[3] He was defeated by Raymond Préfontaine when he ran for reelection to the House of Commons in 1900.


  1. ^ a b Léon Adolphe Chauvin – Parliament of Canada biography
  2. ^ Personnel of the Senate and House of Commons, eighth Parliament of Canada, elected June 23, 1896. 1898. p. 122. Retrieved 2009-10-08.
  3. ^ Gemmill, AJ The Canadian parliamentary companion, 1897