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Joseph Brunet
Birth: Oct. 26, 1834
Death: Apr. 17, 1904

Canadian politician. A native of Saint-Vincent-de-Paul, now in the city of Laval (Québec),he studied first in his hometown, then went to Montréal where he began as apprentice in a building company. Thereafter, he was involved in several commercial transactions and opened a bricklaying company in 1870. He carried out several projects of construction, in particular the station of the Great Trunk Railway in Montréal and the Montfort Railroad of which he became president. He was one of the founders and directors of the Saint-Gabriel-de-Brandon Railroad. He was also Co-director of the Metropolitan Building Society and a leading member of the Saint-Pierre and Saint-Joseph unions. He served as alderman of the Saint-Louis district to the town council of Montréal, from February 1872 to April 1877, and the Saint-Jacques district, from February 1886 to February 1900, and the Saint-Jacques-Nord district from February 1900 to February 1902. In 1890, he was elected to the Legislative Assembly as the Liberal representative of the Montreal No 2. He was defeated in 1892. At the by-election of January 15, 1902, he was elected to the House of Commons as the Liberal representative for the Montréal-Saint-Jacques district. This election was cancelled on December 22, 1902. He passed away in Montréal. (bio by: Guy Gagnon) 
 
Burial:
Notre-Dame-des-Neiges Cemetery
Montreal
Montreal Region
Quebec, Canada
Plot: Section K, plot # 00025AR
 
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Originally Created by: Guy Gagnon
Record added: Feb 15, 2004
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Joseph Brunet
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