Wilfrid-Eldège Lauriault

Wilfrid-Eldège Lauriault was a politician Quebec, Canada and a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec (MLA).[1]

Early life

He was born on November 24, 1899 in Montreal and became an engineer.

Member of the legislature

He ran as an Action libérale nationale candidate in the district of Montréal–Saint-Henri in the 1935 provincial election and won. Lauriault refused to join Maurice Duplessis's Union Nationale. Instead, he ran as an Independent Liberal in the 1936 election and lost against René Labelle.

Federal politics

Lauriault ran as an Independent Liberal in the federal district of Saint-Henri in 1940 and finished second.

City Councillor

Lauriault won a seat to the City Council of Montreal in 1944. He was re-elected in 1947, 1950, 1954 and 1957. He was defeated in 1960.


He died on November 13, 1976 in Montreal.


  1. "Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec.
National Assembly of Quebec
Preceded by
Joseph-Maurice Gabias (Liberal)
MLA, District of Montréal–Saint-Henri
Succeeded by
René Labelle (Union Nationale)

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