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Jean-Norbert-Alfred McConville
Birth: Feb. 28, 1839
Death: Jan. 17, 1912

Canadian politician. A native of Berthierville (Québec), he studied first at the College of L’Assomption, then went to Drummondville to sudy Law. He was admitted to the Bar of Lower-Canada, on February 27, 1865. He opened his practice in Joliette. He served as Secretary-treasurer of the School Board of Grantham, Wendover and Simpson, from 1862 to 1866, and as Secretary-treasurer of the municipality of Saint Germain-de-Grantham, from January 28, 1864 to December 27, 1865. He was coowner of the newspaper “L’industrie”, in 1873 and 1874. He was also owner of the Joliette Printing Works which published the “Gazette de Joliette”, from January 12, 1882 to April 27, 1888. He was agent of the Telephone Company of Joliette. He was shareholder of St Jacques Brewery and shareholder and secretary of Joliette Lumber Co. He sat on the Joliette School Board, from July 9, 1860 to July 7, 1890. In 1874, he was elected to the City Council of Joliette, a post he held until 1876. In the by-election of September 24, 1885, he was elected to the Legislative Assembly as the Conservative representative for the district of Joliette. He was defeated in the elections of 1886, and returned consequently to the practice of Law. He worked as protonotary at the Superior Court in Joliette, from February 15, 1897 to August 27, 1909. He had also a commission of captain in the Provisional Battalion No 1 of Joliette, this from 1872 to 1875. He served finally as President of the Canadian Institute of Joliette, from 1886 to 1889. He passed away in Joliette. He was the brother of Lewis Arthur McConville (q.v), member of the House of Commons, from 1880 to 1882. (bio by: Guy Gagnon) 
 
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Saint-Charles-Borromée Cemetery
Joliette
Lanaudiere Region
Quebec, Canada
 
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Originally Created by: Guy Gagnon
Record added: Mar 06, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10568742
Jean-Norbert-Alfred McConville
Added by: Guy Gagnon
 
Jean-Norbert-Alfred McConville
Added by: Guy Gagnon
 
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