Edmund James Flynn

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Birthday
16, 1847
Birthplace
Perce, Canada
Death Date
Jun 7, 1927 (79)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
16, 1847
Birthplace
Perce, Canada
Death Date
Jun 7, 1927 (79)

About

From 1896 to 1897, after having represented the Gaspe constituency in the Legislative Assembly of Quebec, this Liberal Conservative Party politician served as Premier of Quebec. After ending his term, he returned to the Assembly as a representative of the Nicolet constituency and as Leader of the Official Opposition of Quebec.

Before Fame

Before beginning his political career, he earned a law degree from Quebec City's Universite Laval.

Trivia

In his later years, he served as Judge of the Court of King's Bench.

Family Life

He was born in Perce, Canada to Jacques Flynn and Elizabeth Tostevin. His grandson Jacques Flynn also had a career as a politician.

Associated With

Flynn was the tenth Premier of Quebec; in 1976, Rene Levesque became the twenty-third.