Michel-Esdras Bernier

Michel Esdras Bernier, PC (September 28, 1841 July 27, 1921) was a Canadian politician.

Michel Esdras Bernier
Michel Esdras Bernier, October 1910
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for St. Hyacinthe
In office
Preceded byLouis Tellier
Succeeded byJean Baptiste Blanchet
Personal details
Born(1841-09-28)September 28, 1841
St-Hyacinthe, Canada East
DiedJuly 27, 1921(1921-07-27) (aged 79)
Political partyLiberal
CabinetMinister of Inland Revenue (1900–1904)

Born in St-Hyacinthe, Canada East, he was a notary and businessman before being elected to the House of Commons of Canada for the riding of St. Hyacinthe in 1882. A Liberal, he was re-elected in 1887, 1891, 1896, and 1900. From 1900 to 1904, he was the Minister of Inland Revenue. From 1904 to 1914, he was the Deputy Commissioner of the Board of Railway Commissioners and Transport Commissioners.


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