Lucien Turcotte Pacaud

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Lucien Turcotte Pacaud
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Mégantic
In office
Preceded by François-Théodore Savoie
Succeeded by Eusèbe Roberge
Acting Canadian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom
In office
Prime Minister W.L. Mackenzie King
R.B. Bennett
Preceded by Peter C. Larkin
Succeeded by Howard Ferguson
Personal details
Born (1879-09-21)September 21, 1879
Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada
Died March 5, 1960(1960-03-05) (aged 80)
Political party Liberal

Lucien Turcotte Pacaud (September 21, 1879 – March 5, 1960) was a Canadian lawyer and political figure. He represented Mégantic in the House of Commons of Canada from 1911 to 1922 as a Liberal member.

He was born in Trois-Rivières, Quebec in 1879, the son of Ernest Pacaud and the grandson of Joseph-Édouard Turcotte. He was educated at Bishop's College and Laval University. Pacaud was admitted to the bar in 1904 and practiced at Quebec City and then at Thetford Mines. In 1908, he married Helen Elizabeth Buckmall. Pacaud served as police commissioner for the Transcontinental Railway from 1907 to 1911. He was Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for External Affairs, a non-cabinet post, from 1921 to 1922. He served as Secretary to the Canadian High Commissioner at London from 1922 to 1931. In 1930, Pacaud served as acting Canadian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom after the death of Peter Charles Larkin.


  • Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1921, EJ Chambers

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Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Peter Charles Larkin
Acting Canadian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom
Succeeded by
Howard Ferguson