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|2nd Premier of Quebec|
February 27, 1873 – September 22, 1874
|Lieutenant Governor||René-Édouard Caron|
|Preceded by||Pierre-Joseph-Olivier Chauveau|
|Succeeded by||Charles Boucher de Boucherville|
September 1, 1867 – January 28, 1876
|Succeeded by||Charles Champagne|
|Member of Legislative Council for Rougemont|
May 2, 1895 – April 23, 1905
|Appointed by||Narcisse-Fortunat Belleau|
|Preceded by||Pierre Boucher de la Bruère|
|Succeeded by||François Gosselin|
|Born||June 2, 1823|
Sainte-Rose (Laval), Lower Canada
|Died||April 23, 1905 (aged 81)|
Gédéon Ouimet (June 2, 1823 – April 23, 1905) was a French-Canadian politician.
Born in what is today part of the city of Laval, Quebec Canada, Ouimet served as the second premier of Quebec from February 26, 1873 to September 22, 1874. He resigned as party leader of the Conservative Party of Quebec in 1874 because of the Tanneries scandal which implicated the government of Quebec.
He was appointed to the Legislative Council of Quebec in 1895.
He died in Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Quebec in 1905.
The Quebec town of Grandmont changed its name to Saint-Gédéon in honour of Ouimet. A bridge on Highway 15 (Laurentian) was also named after him; the bridge crosses the Rivière des Mille Îles. It connects the municipality of Laval to the northern shore in what is now known as the town of Boisbriand.
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- List of presidents of the Saint-Jean-Baptiste Society of Montreal
- Brassard, Michèle; Hamelin, Jean (1994). "Ouimet, Gédéon". In Cook, Ramsay; Hamelin, Jean (eds.). Dictionary of Canadian Biography. XIII (1901–1910) (online ed.). University of Toronto Press.
- "Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec.
- History of the Quebec town of Saint-Gédéon (in French)