Rodolphe Lemieux

Rodolphe Lemieux (HM2DVF)

Location: Gaspé, Québec G4X 2R7 La Côte-de-Gaspé
Country: Canada
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N 48° 49.851', W 64° 28.922'

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(1866-1937)

 
Deputé de Gaspé (1896-1911, 1917-1930) et de Rouville (1911-1917) à la Chambre des communes, Rodolphe Lemieux fut solliciteur général, ministre des Postes et du Travail et ministre de la Marine. Il occupa la présidence des Communes de 1922 à 1930, année où il fut nommé au Sénat. En 1907, il parraina la loi Lemieux, gui instaura l'arbitrage dans les relations de travail au Canada. Principal lieutenant de Laurier au Québec, il s'opposa à la conscription, mais préconisa la participation volontaire à la Premier Guerre mondiale.

Member of the House of Commons for Gaspe (1896-1911, 1917-1930) and for Rouville (1911-1917), Lemieux became Solicitor General, Postmaster General, Minister of Labour and Minister of Marine. From 1922 to 1930 he was Speaker of the House of Commons, and was appointed to the Senate in 1930. In 1907 he brought in the Lemieux Act, which introduced arbitration to labour relations in Canada. As Laurier's principal Quebec lieutenant, he opposed conscription, but urged voluntary enlistment during the First World War.
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Placed ByCommission des lieux et monuments historiques du Canada / Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada
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Date Added Saturday, January 26th, 2019 at 10:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)20U E 391235 N 5409711
Decimal Degrees48.83085000, -64.48203333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 48° 49.851', W 64° 28.922'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds48° 49' 51.06" N, 64° 28' 55.32" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 98 Rue de la Reine, Gaspé Québec G4X 2R7, CA
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