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BELCOURT, The Hon. Napoléon Antoine, P.C., K.C., LL.M., LL.D.
Picture of BELCOURT, The Hon. Napoléon Antoine, P.C., K.C., LL.M., LL.D.

Source: Personnel of the Senate and House of Commons, eighth Parliament of Canada, elected June 23, 1896 : Portraits and biographies of the members. Montreal : J. Lovell & son, 1898.
Date of Birth (yyyy.mm.dd): 1860.09.15
Place of Birth: Toronto, Canada West
Deceased Date (yyyy.mm.dd): 1932.08.07 (71 years old)
Profession | Occupation: Lawyer
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 13194 Days (36 years, 1 month, 15 days)
^ Senate
Senatorial DivisionPolitical Affiliation at NominationTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)Appointed on the advice of
Ottawa, Ontario Liberal 1907.11.22 - 1932.08.07 Laurier, Wilfrid
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (yyyy.mm.dd)Result
Ottawa (City of), Ontario Resignation. Called to the Senate. Liberal 1904.11.03 Elected
Ottawa (City of), Ontario Liberal 1900.11.07 Elected
Ottawa (City of), Ontario Liberal 1896.06.23 Elected
Ottawa (City of), Ontario Liberal 1891.03.05 Defeated

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Liberal 1896.06.23 - 1932.08.07

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian
Speaker of The House of Commons

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Speaker of the House of Commons 1904.03.10 - 1905.01.10

^ Committees - Senate
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 17th Parl., 3rd Session (1932.02.04 - 1932.05.26)
Standing Committee on Banking and Commerce Member 17th Parl., 3rd Session (1932.02.04 - 1932.05.26)
Standing Committee on Civil Service Administration Member 17th Parl., 3rd Session (1932.02.04 - 1932.05.26)
Standing Committee on Miscellaneous Private Bills Member 17th Parl., 3rd Session (1932.02.04 - 1932.05.26)
Standing Committee on Railways, Telegraphs and Harbours Member 17th Parl., 3rd Session (1932.02.04 - 1932.05.26)
Special Committee on Bill (E) An Act with respect to Hospital Sweepstakes Member 17th Parl., 2nd Session (1931.03.12 - 1931.08.03)
Special Committee on Bill (G) An Act to amend the Criminal Code as regards the use of force to prevent escapes by flight Member 17th Parl., 2nd Session (1931.03.12 - 1931.08.03)
Standing Committee of Selection Member 17th Parl., 2nd Session (1931.03.12 - 1931.08.03)
Standing Committee on Banking and Commerce Member 17th Parl., 2nd Session (1931.03.12 - 1931.08.03)
Standing Committee on Civil Service Administration Member 17th Parl., 2nd Session (1931.03.12 - 1931.08.03)
Standing Committee on Miscellaneous Private Bills Member 17th Parl., 2nd Session (1931.03.12 - 1931.08.03)
Standing Committee on Railways, Telegraphs and Harbours Member 17th Parl., 2nd Session (1931.03.12 - 1931.08.03)

^ 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 on Miscellaneous Private Bills Member 9th Parl., 3rd Session (1903.03.12 - 1903.10.24)
Standing Committee on Privileges and Elections Member 9th Parl., 3rd Session (1903.03.12 - 1903.10.24)
Standing Committee on Railways, Canals and Telegraph Lines Member 9th Parl., 3rd Session (1903.03.12 - 1903.10.24)
Special Committee to consider Bill (No. 11) to provide for the establishment of a Medical Council in Canada Member 9th Parl., 2nd Session (1902.02.13 - 1902.05.15)
Standing Committee on Miscellaneous Private Bills Member 9th Parl., 2nd Session (1902.02.13 - 1902.05.15)
Standing Committee on Privileges and Elections Member 9th Parl., 2nd Session (1902.02.13 - 1902.05.15)
Standing Committee on Railways, Canals and Telegraph Lines Member 9th Parl., 2nd Session (1902.02.13 - 1902.05.15)
Standing Committee on Miscellaneous Private Bills Member 9th Parl., 1st Session (1901.02.06 - 1901.05.23)
Standing Committee on Privileges and Elections Member 9th Parl., 1st Session (1901.02.06 - 1901.05.23)
Standing Committee on Railways, Canals and Telegraph Lines Member 9th Parl., 1st Session (1901.02.06 - 1901.05.23)

^ 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 Chair 9th Parl., 4th Session (1904.03.10 - 1904.08.10)

Family Ties in Parliament
RelativeNameDate of BirthDate of Death
Father-in-law Shehyn, Joseph
(Senator)
1829.11.09 1918.07.14
Selected Publications This bibliography includes books, chapters in books and journal articles written, edited, compiled or translated solely by the parliamentarian or with others.

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^ Sole Author Books

  • Le français dans l'Ontario.
    Montréal : [s.n.]; 1912. 8 pgs.

  • French in Ontario .
    Ottawa : Imprimerie du 'Droit'; 1915. 9 p.

  • National unity .
    Ottawa : Le Droit; 1923. 7 p.

  • Regulation 17 ultra vires; argument of Hon. N.A. Belcourt before the Supreme Court of Ontario, November 2nd, 1914.
    [Ottawa : Le Droit; 1914?]. 18 p.

  • L'unité nationale au Canada : étude.
    Ottawa : A. Bureau et frères; 1908. 13 p.


Chapters in Books

  • Préface.
    In : Saint-Pierre, Arthur. Ce que je pense sur... Montréal : Éditions de la Bibliothèque canadienne enrg; 1927. p.[7]-9.


Articles

  • Conflit des races.
    Almanach de la langue française. Deuxième année:68-73 1917.

  • Le désarmement.
    Canadian Forum. 1:136-8 fév. 1921.

  • French Canada under Confederation .
    The Canadian Historical Association/La Société historique du Canada. Report of the Annual meeting/Rapport annuel de la Société. 6(1):29-38 1927.

  • French in Ontario.
    University Magazine. 9 pgs. Dec. 1912.

  • French policy.
    Canadian Forum. 2:557-8 March 1922.

  • The status of the French language in Canada.
    The Canadian Bar Review. 2(3):170-180 1924.


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