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CHAUVEAU, The Hon. Pierre-Joseph-Olivier, Q.C.
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Source: Library and Archives Canada
Date of Birth (yyyy.mm.dd): 1820.05.30
Place of Birth: Québec, Lower Canada
Deceased Date (yyyy.mm.dd): 1890.04.04 (69 years old)
Profession | Occupation: Author, dean, lawyer, professor
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 2303 Days (6 years, 3 months, 21 days)
^ Senate
Senatorial DivisionPolitical Affiliation at NominationTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)Appointed on the advice of
Stadacona, Quebec Resignation. Candidate at the federal general election in the House of Commons, January 22, 1874, for Charlevoix, Quebec. Defeated Conservative (1867-1942) 1873.02.20 - 1874.01.08 Macdonald, John Alexander
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (yyyy.mm.dd)Result
Charlevoix, Quebec Conservative (1867-1942) 1874.01.22 Defeated
Quebec County, Quebec Resignation. Called to the Senate. Conservative (1867-1942) 1872.10.12 During the general election of 1872, elections in the constituencies were held at various times between 1872-07-20 and 1872-10-12. Elected
Quebec County, Quebec Conservative (1867-1942) 1867.09.20 During the general election of 1867, elections in the constituencies were held at various times between 1867-08-07 and 1867-09-20. Elected

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Conservative (1867-1942) 1867.09.20 - 1874.01.08

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian
Speaker of the Senate

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Speaker of the Senate 1873.02.21 - 1874.01.08

^ Committees - House of Commons
Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

CommitteeRoleDuring Session
Standing Committee of Selection Member 1st Parl., 5th Session (1872.04.11 - 1872.06.14)
Standing Committee on Immigration and Colonization Member 1st Parl., 5th Session (1872.04.11 - 1872.06.14)
Standing Committee on Privileges and Elections Member 1st Parl., 5th Session (1872.04.11 - 1872.06.14)
Standing Committee on Railways, Canals and Telegraph Lines Member 1st Parl., 5th Session (1872.04.11 - 1872.06.14)
Standing Committee of Selection Member 1st Parl., 4th Session (1871.02.15 - 1871.04.14)
Standing Committee on Immigration and Colonization Member 1st Parl., 4th Session (1871.02.15 - 1871.04.14)
Standing Committee on Privileges and Elections Member 1st Parl., 4th Session (1871.02.15 - 1871.04.14)
Standing Committee on Railways, Canals and Telegraph Lines Member 1st Parl., 4th Session (1871.02.15 - 1871.04.14)
Special Committee on Maritime and River Fisheries, Ocean and Inland Navigation, and the inspection of Fish Member 1st Parl., 3rd Session (1870.02.15 - 1870.05.12)
Standing Committee of Selection Member 1st Parl., 3rd Session (1870.02.15 - 1870.05.12)
Standing Committee on Immigration and Colonization Member 1st Parl., 3rd Session (1870.02.15 - 1870.05.12)
Standing Committee on Railways, Canals and Telegraph Lines Member 1st Parl., 3rd Session (1870.02.15 - 1870.05.12)
Special Committee on Maritime and River Fisheries, Ocean and Inland Navigation, and the inspection of Fish Member 1st Parl., 2nd Session (1869.04.15 - 1869.06.22)
Special Committee to consider the subject of the Banking and Currency of the Dominion Member 1st Parl., 2nd Session (1869.04.15 - 1869.06.22)
Standing Committee of Selection Member 1st Parl., 2nd Session (1869.04.15 - 1869.06.22)
Standing Committee on Immigration and Colonization Member 1st Parl., 2nd Session (1869.04.15 - 1869.06.22)
Standing Committee on Railways, Canals and Telegraph Lines Member 1st Parl., 2nd Session (1869.04.15 - 1869.06.22)
Special Committee on the Maritime and Fluvial fisheries, and Sea and Inland Navigation of the Dominion Member 1st Parl., 1st Session (1867.11.06 - 1868.05.22)
Special Committee to consider alterations in the forms and proceedings of the despatch of House of Commons Public Business Member 1st Parl., 1st Session (1867.11.06 - 1868.05.22)
Special Committee to consider the marks of Royal Favor conferred upon certain Members, omitting the names of Messrs. Cartier and Galt Chair 1st Parl., 1st Session (1867.11.06 - 1868.05.22)
Special Committee to consider the subject of the Banking and Currency of the Dominion Member 1st Parl., 1st Session (1867.11.06 - 1868.05.22)
Special Committee to enquire into the desirableness and practicability of Cultivating the Vine, and making Wine in Canada Member 1st Parl., 1st Session (1867.11.06 - 1868.05.22)
Standing Committee on Railways, Canals and Telegraph Lines Member 1st Parl., 1st Session (1867.11.06 - 1868.05.22)

^ Committees - Joint
Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

CommitteeRoleDuring Session
Standing Joint Committee on the Library of Parliament Member 2nd Parl., 1st Session (1873.03.05 - 1873.08.13)

Provincial / Territorial Political Experience
^ Provincial / Territorial Political Affiliation
Political AffiliationProvince / TerritoryTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Conservative Quebec 1867.07.15 - 1873.02.25
^ Provincial / Territorial Constituency
ConstituenciesProvince / TerritoryTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Quebec County Quebec 1867.09.01 - 1873.02.25
^ Provincial / Territorial Assembly
AssemblyProvince / TerritoryTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Legislative Assembly Quebec 1867.09.01 - 1873.02.25
^ Provincial / Territorial Responsibilities
Quebec

ResponsibilityTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Minister of Education 1868.02.24 - 1873.02.25
Premier 1867.07.15 - 1873.02.25
President of the Executive Council 1867.07.15 - 1873.02.25
Provincial Secretary 1867.07.15 - 1873.02.25
Selected Publications This bibliography includes books, chapters in books and journal articles written, edited, compiled or translated solely by the parliamentarian or with others.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the following information. Should you find any errors or omissions, please contact us at the following e-mail address: parlinfo@parl.gc.ca

^ Sole Author Books

  • L'abbé Jean Holmes et ses conférences de Notre-Dame : étude littéraire et biographique.
    Québec : A. Côté; 1876. 33 p.

  • Bertrand de La Tour.
    Lévis : P.-G. Roy; 1898. 104 p.

  • Catalogue de ma bibliothèque : avec des notes bibliographiques et autres souvenirs de famille.
    [S.l. : s.n.]; 1854. 1 v. non paginé

  • Charles Guérin : roman de moeurs canadiennes.
    Montréal : G.H. Cherrier; 1853. vii, 359 p.

  • Charles Guérin : roman de moeurs canadiennes; introduction par Ernest Gagnon; illustrations de J.-B. Lagacé.
    Montréal : Cie de publication de la Revue canadienne; 1900. 384 p.

  • Charles Guérin. Précédé de, Fonctions et séquences dans Charles Guérin / par Yvon Boucher.
    Montréal : Marc-Aimé Guérin; 1973. xxxii, 384 p.

  • De Québec à Montréal : journal de la seconde session, 1846 ; suivi de sept jours aux Étas-Unis, 1850; introduction et notes par Georges Aubin.
    Montréal : Nota bene; c2003. 148 p.

  • Étude sur les commencements de la poésie française au Canada et en particulier sur les poésies de M. François-Xavier Garneau.
    Montréal : Dawson frères; 1884. 65-84 p. sur 20 f.

  • L'instruction publique au Canada : précis historique et statistique.
    Québec : Impr A. Côté; 1876. 366 p.

  • Notice sur la publication des registres du Conseil souverain et du Conseil supérieur de Québec.
    Québec : A. Côté; 1885. lxi p.

  • Le Parlement en 1846 ; suivi de, Voyage à New York ; textes colligés par Georges Aubin.
    Montréal : Éditions du Méridien; 2000.

  • Relation du voyage de Son Altesse royale le Prince de Galles en Amérique; reproduite du de l'instruction publique du Bas-Canada ; avec un appendice contenant diverses adresses, correspondances, etc.
    Montréal : Senécal; 1860. 148, xxvii p.

  • Souvenirs et légendes : conférence faite à l'Institut canadien de Québec.
    Québec : Imprimerie A. Côté; 1877. 36 p.

  • Textes / choisis et présentés par André Labarrère-Paulé.
    Montréal : Fides; [1962]. 95 p.

  • The visit of His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales to America, reprinted from the Lower Canada Journal of education; with an appendix containing poems, addresses, letters, &c.
    Montréal : E. Senecal; 1860. 133 p.


Chapters in Books

  • La découverte du Canada - Hymne national pour la fête des Canadiens-français - Donnacona.
    Dans : Lemay, Pamphile. Deux poèmes couronnés par l'Université Laval. Québec : P.-G. Delisle; 1870. 250 p.

  • François-Xavier Garneau : sa vie et ses oeuvres.
    Dans : Garneau, F.-X. Histoire du Canada depuis sa découverte jusqu'à nos jours. 4e éd. Montréal : Beauchemin & Valois; 1883. vol. 4, p. [5]-266.

  • [L'instruction publique au Canada : précis historique et statistique; texte en allemand].
    Dans : Encyklopädie des gesammten Erziehungs und Unterrichtswesens [...], K. A. Schmid et al., édit.. 2e éd. Gotha et Leipzig, République démocratique allemande : [s.n.]; 1876–1887. 10 vol.

  • Introduction.
    Dans : Frédéric Ozanam : sa vie et ses oeuvres / par Pierre Chauveau, fils. Montréal : Beauchemin; 1887. xx, 603 p.

  • Introduction.
    Dans : Le deuxième centenaire de l'érection du diocèse du Québec. Québec : Blumhart; 1874. lvi, 251, iv p.


Articles

  • Charles Guérin : roman de moeurs canadiennes.
    Album littéraire et musical de la revue canadienne. fév. 1846 - mars 1847.

  • Le Sacré-Coeur : poème.
    Mémoires de la Société royale du Canada. 3, section 1: 97-104 1884.


Translation

  • Le Dies irae : traduction en vers français avec le texte en regard, suivie d'une notice sur cette séquence célèbre et sur les traductions qui en ont été faites en diverses langues / par M. Chauveau.
    Montréal : Bureau des Nouvelles soirées canadiennes; 1887. 14 p.


^ Multiple Authors Books

  • La pléïade rouge / par Gaspard Le Mage (pseud.). Chauveau, Pierre-Joseph-Olivier et Joseph-Charles Taché.
    Montréal : Impr. de la Minerve; 1855. 23 p.

  • La pléïade rouge / par Gaspard Le Mage (pseud.). Chauveau, Pierre-Joseph-Olivier et Joseph-Charles Taché.
    [Montréal : s.n.]; 1855. 16 p.


^ Other Related Bibliographical Sources

  • Bio-bibliographie de Pierre-Joseph-Olivier Chauveau. Hébert, Thérèse-Louise.
    Thèse de bibliothéconomie (Diplôme) -- Université de Montréal; 1944. 95, [1] f.

  • Journal de l'instruction publique du Bas-Canada / Pierre-Joseph-Olivier Chauveau chroniqueur 1857-73.


  • L'Opinion publique / Pierre-Joseph-Olivier Chauveau chroniqueur de la « Revue européenne » 1876.


  • La Revue de Montréal / Pierre-Joseph-Olivier Chauveau chroniqueur de la « Revue européenne » 1877.


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