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Lucien Turcotte Pacaud

Lucien Turcotte Pacaud
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Mégantic
In office
Preceded by François-Théodore Savoie
Succeeded by Eusèbe Roberge
Personal details
Born (1879-09-21)September 21, 1879
Trois-Rivières, Quebec
Died March 5, 1960(1960-03-05) (aged 80)
Political party Liberal

Lucien Turcotte Pacaud (September 21, 1879 – March 5, 1960) was a Quebec lawyer and political figure. He represented Mégantic in the Canadian House of Commons 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 the University of Laval. 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

External links

  • Lucien Turcotte Pacaud – Parliament of Canada biography
  • 12th Ministry - Privy Council Office
  • Head of Posts list - Canadian Foreign Affairs
  • , PG Roy (1936)
Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Peter Charles Larkin
Acting Canadian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom
Succeeded by
Howard Ferguson
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