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Ernest Bertrand

Ernest Bertrand
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Laurier
In office
1935–1949
Preceded byDistrict was created in 1933
Succeeded byJ.-Eugène Lefrançois
Personal details
Born(1888-12-14)December 14, 1888
Somerset, Quebec, Canada
DiedOctober 11, 1958(1958-10-11) (aged 69)
Political partyLiberal

Ernest Bertrand, PC (December 14, 1888 – October 11, 1958) was a Canadian politician.

Born in Somerset, Quebec, he was first elected to the House of Commons of Canada representing the Quebec riding of Laurier in the 1935 federal election. A Liberal, he was re-elected in 1940, 1945, and 1949. He was the Minister of Fisheries, Minister of Fisheries (Acting), and Postmaster General in the cabinet of Mackenzie King.

Hon. Ernest Bertrand 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

A lawyer by training, he had served as Senior Crown Prosecutor before entering politics, and had been an associate of Charles Trudeau.[1]

References

  1. ^ "J.C.E. Trudeau dies in Florida: French Canada Loses Prominent Businessman". Montreal Gazette. 11 April 1934. pp. 1, 10. Retrieved 1 November 2015.


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