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Henri Génès

Henri-Gédéon Malhiot

Henri-Gédéon Malhiot was a politician from Quebec, Canada.

Background

He was born on March 22, 1840 in Saint-Pierre-les-Becquets, Centre-du-Quebec. He was a lawyer. He was married to Élizabeth-Eugénie Labarre in 1865 and to Louise Olivier in 1884.

Provincial Politics

He ran as a Liberal candidate in the district of Nicolet in 1867 and as a Conservative candidate in the district of Trois-Rivières in a 1869 by-election. Each time he lost.

He was elected in 1871. He resigned from his seat to accept a position as Minister for Crown Lands in Premier Boucher de Boucherville's Cabinet. He was re-elected in a 1874 by-election and in a 1875 general election.

He also served as the Government House Leader from 1874 to 1876. He resigned in 1876.

Federal Politics

He ran as a Conservative candidate in the district of Trois-Rivières in 1878, but lost.

Mayor of Trois-Rivières

Malhiot served as Mayor of Trois-Rivières from 1885 to 1888.

Death

He died on October 20, 1909.

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