honourable the to sir Joseph-Adolphe Chapleau (born the November 9th 1840 and dead the June 13rd 1898) was a lawyer and politician Québécois. He was Prime Minister for Quebec under the banner of the Conservative party of the October 31st 1879 with the July 29th 1882.
As a lawyer, it defends Ambroise-Dydime Lépine against the charge of the murder of Thomas Scott during the Rébellion of the river Rouge of 1869 - 1870. In 1876, he is provincial secretary in the government of Charles-Eugene Boucher of Boucherville.
After the provincial election of 1878, he is chief of the opposition. He becomes Prime Minister in 1879 after the fall of the Minority government of Henri-Gustave Jolly de Lotbinière. He gains the election of 1881, but resigns the July 29th 1882 in order to be made elect Député with the House of Commons of Canada; he is elected at the time of a by-election the August 16th 1882, and there sits until the May 5th 1892. He is minister in the cabinets of John A. Macdonald and John Abbott, but renonça has to be useful under John Thompson. It is then Lieutenant-governor of Quebec December 16th 1892 with the January 20th 1898.
It is buried with the Cimetière Our-Lady-of-Snows, with Montreal.
Biographical note on the site of the National Assembly of Quebec
- federal political Experiment
- Biography of the '' biographical Dictionnaire of Canada in line ''
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