Aurélien Bélanger

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Aurélien Bélanger
Ontario MPP
In office
1934–1948
Preceded by Joseph St. Denis
Succeeded by Louis-Pierre Cécile
Constituency Prescott
In office
1923–1929
Preceded by Alfred Goulet
Succeeded by Charles Avila Séguin
Constituency Russell
Personal details
Born (1878-03-18)March 18, 1878
Sainte-Scholastique, Quebec
Died February 12, 1953(1953-02-12) (aged 74)
Ottawa, Ontario
Political party Liberal
Spouse(s)
Alida Rochon (m. 1912)

Aurélien Bélanger (March 18, 1878 – February 12, 1953) was an Ontario political figure. He represented Russell in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario as a Liberal and Independent Liberal from 1923 to 1929 and Prescott as a Liberal from 1934 to 1948.

He was born in Sainte-Scholastique, Quebec in 1878, the son of Zotique Belanger, and studied at the Université Laval. Bélanger was a professor at the University of Ottawa, school inspector for Russell County, director of bilingual schools for the city of Ottawa and president of the Saint-Jean-Baptiste Society of Ottawa. He married Alida, the daughter of Télesphore Rochon. Bélanger was one of the founders of the newspaper Le Droit in 1912.[1] He was defeated by Charles Avila Séguin for the Russell seat in 1929. He died at Ottawa in 1953.

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  1. ^ "Fonds Le Droit (C71)" (in French). Centre de recherche en civilisation canadienne-française, University of Ottawa. 

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