Wilfrid Bruno Nantel

Wilfrid Bruno Nantel, PC (November 8, 1857 May 22, 1940) was a Canadian politician.

Wilfrid Bruno Nantel
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Terrebonne
In office
Preceded bySamuel Desjardins
Succeeded byGédéon Rochon
Personal details
Born(1857-11-08)November 8, 1857
Saint-Jérôme, Canada East
DiedMay 22, 1940(1940-05-22) (aged 82)
Political partyConservative
RelationsGuillaume-Alphonse Nantel, brother
Antonin Nantel, brother
CabinetMinister of Mines (1911–1912)
Minister of Inland Revenue (1911–1914)


Born in Saint-Jérôme, Canada East, the son of Guillaume Nantel and Adélaïde Desjardins, he was a lawyer before first running unsuccessfully for the House of Commons of Canada as a Conservative candidate in the Quebec riding of Terrebonne in the 1904 federal election. He was elected in the 1908 election and re-elected in the 1911 election. From 1911 to 1912, he was the Minister of Mines. From 1911 to 1914, he was the Minister of Inland Revenue. From 1914 to 1924, he was an Assistant Chief Commissioner of the Board of Railway Commissioners and Transport Commissioners. [1]

His older brother, Guillaume-Alphonse Nantel, was also a politician.


Political offices
Preceded by
William Templeman
Minister of Mines
Succeeded by
Robert Rogers
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