Louis Stephen St-Laurent

Louis Stephen St-Laurent (HM1EZB)

Location: Compton, QC J0B 1L0 Coaticook Regional County Municipality
Country: Canada

N 45° 14.524', W 71° 49.58'

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1882 - 1973

N? ? Compton, re?u avocat en 1905, St-Laurent fut a maintes reprises conseiller de grandes compagnies et reprenta le gouvernement federal devant le Conseil Prive de Londres. Ministre de la justice (1941-1946), secr?taire d'?tat aux affaires ext?rieures (1946-1948), premier ministre du Canada (1948-1957), il pr?cha l'unit? nationale et joua un r?le capital dans l'?volution constitutionnelle et judiciaire du pays. Architecte d'un nouveau Commonwealth, signataire de Charte des Nations Unies et promoteur de l'OTAN, il inscrivit le Canada sur la carte politique mondiale. Il mourut ? Qu?bec.

St-Laurent was born in Compton. Called to the bar in 1905, he acted for many large companies, and represented the federal government before the Privy Council in London. He entered politics as minister of justice in 1941, served as secretary of state for external affairs (1946-48) and was prime minister from 1948 to 1957. A fervent advocate of national unity, he played a key role in the legal and constitutional development of Canada. He was one of the architects of the new Commonwealth, a signer of the United Nations Charter, and a promoter of NATO. He died in Qu?bec City.
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HM NumberHM1EZB
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Year Placed1981
Placed ByCommission des lieux et monuments historiques du Canada / Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada
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Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 6:50am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 278182 N 5013727
Decimal Degrees45.24206667, -71.82633333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 14.524', W 71° 49.58'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 14' 31.44" N, 71° 49' 34.80" W
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Area Code(s)731
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6820-6822 Rue Principale Sud, Compton QC J0B 1L0, CA
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