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|Member of the House of Commons of Canada for Quebec East|
|Preceded by||Adolphe Guillet dit Tourangeau|
|Succeeded by||Wilfrid Laurier|
|Member of the Legislative Council of Quebec for Kennebec division|
|Succeeded by||Louis Richard|
|Member of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada for Quebec-Centre|
|Preceded by||Georges-Honoré Simard|
|Succeeded by||Legislature abolished|
|President of the Executive Council of the Province of Canada|
May 16, 1863 – March 29, 1864
|Born||September 30, 1819|
Cap-Santé, Lower Canada
|Died||August 18, 1893 (aged 73)|
Quebec City, Quebec
|Children||Alfred Thibaudeau, Senator|
|Relatives||Joseph-Rosaire Thibaudeau (brother), Senator|
He was born Pierre-Isidore Thibaudeau in Pointe-aux-Trembles, Lower Canada in 1821; his father was a merchant of Acadian origin. He worked as a clerk in the Quebec City branch of a firm based in Montreal. In 1847, he became a partner in the branch and, in 1856, a partner in the Montreal operation. Thibaudeau brought his brothers and later his son into the company. He helped establish two banks, the Caisse d’Épargnes de Notre-Dame de Québec and the Banque Nationale, serving as president of the latter from 1879 to 1889. In 1863, he was elected to the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada for Quebec-Centre. In the same year, he was named president of the Executive Council, serving until 1864. He opposed Confederation. Thibaudeau served as a member of the Legislative Council of Quebec from 1867 to 1874, when he was elected to the federal parliament. He resigned his seat in 1877 to give Wilfrid Laurier a seat in the house and left politics in 1878 after running unsuccessfully for another federal seat. By 1889, he had become a millionaire.
He died in Quebec City in 1893.
His daughter Laura married Esdras Alfred de St-Georges, who served in the Canadian House of Commons.
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