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Maître Arthur Lachance

[ Maître Arthur Lachance, Le Soleil (Québec),   ] Born on June 22, 1868, he was a well-known lawyer in Quebec City. The son of François-Xavier Pépin Lachance (a manufacturer) and Eulalie Jobin. After completing his studies at Laval University, he was admitted to the Bar in 1894. Five years later, in 1899, he became Crown Prosecutor for the districts of Beauce, Montmagny, and then Quebec City. In 1903, he married Marianne Routhier. In 1920, he was named Chief Justice of the Sessions of the Peace Court in Quebec City. He taught penal law at Laval University and was awarded a doctorate in law from that university. He retired in 1929 and died on March 2, 1945, at the age of 76.

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