Louis St. Laurent

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Louis St. Laurent

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St. Laurent in the 1950s.
12th Prime Minister of Canada
In office
15 November 1948 – 21 June 1957
Monarch
Governor General
Preceded byW. L. Mackenzie King
Succeeded byJohn Diefenbaker
Personal details
Born
Louis Stephen St-Laurent

(1882-02-01)1 February 1882
Compton, Quebec, Canada
Died25 July 1973(1973-07-25) (aged 91)
Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Resting placeSaint Thomas d'Aquin Cemetery, Compton, Quebec
Political partyLiberal Party of Canada
Spouse(s)
Jeanne Renault
(m. 1908; died 1966)
Children5
Alma mater
ProfessionLawyer
Signature

Louis Stephen St. Laurent PC CC QC (Saint-Laurent or St-Laurent in French, baptized Louis-Étienne St-Laurent; 1 February 1882 – 25 July 1973) was the 12th prime minister of Canada, from 15 November 1948 to 21 June 1957.