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Lionel Chevrier

The Hon.
Lionel Chevrier
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Stormont
In office
1935–1954
Preceded by Frank Thomas Shaver
Succeeded by Albert Lavigne
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Laurier
In office
1957–1964
Preceded by J.-Eugène Lefrançois
Succeeded by Fernand Leblanc
Canadian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom
In office
1964–1967
Preceded by George A. Drew
Succeeded by Charles Ritchie
Personal details
Born (1903-04-02)April 2, 1903
Cornwall, Ontario
Died July 8, 1987(1987-07-08) (aged 84)
Political party Liberal

Lionel Chevier, PC CC QC (April 2, 1903 – July 8, 1987) was a Canadian Member of Parliament and cabinet minister.

Life and career

Born in Cornwall, Ontario, the son of former Cornwall mayor Joseph E. Chevrier, he was educated in Cornwall, at the University of Ottawa, the University of Montreal and Osgoode Hall. Chevrier was called to the bar in 1928 and was named King's Counsel in 1939. He married Lucienne Brûlé in 1932. He was first elected as a Liberal candidate in the Ontario riding of Stormont in the 1935 federal election. He was re-elected in the 1940, 1945, 1949, and 1953 elections. He resigned in 1954, when he was appointed the first president of the Saint Lawrence Seaway Authority. Returning to politics, he was elected in the 1957 election in the Quebec riding of Laurier. He was re-elected in the 1958, 1962, and 1963 elections. [[Image:16th Canadian Ministry.jpg|thumb|right|Lionel Chevrier and colleagues in the 16th Canadian Ministry (Rear, L-R): Hons. J. J. McCann, Paul Martin, Joseph Jean, J. A. Glen, Brooke Claxton, Alphonse Fournier, Ernest Bertrand, A.

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