Pierre Davignon

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Pierre Alexis Davignon
3rd Mayor of Longueuil
In office
Preceded by Charles Sabourin
Succeeded by André Trudeau
Member of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada for Rouville
In office
Preceded by Timothée Franchère
Succeeded by Joseph-Napoléon Poulin
Personal details
Born 1810
Died October 7, 1878
Longueuil, Quebec
Political party Parti Patriote
Spouse(s) Euphémie Soupras

Pierre Alexis Davignon (1810 – October 7, 1878) was a physician and political figure in Canada East. He represented Rouville in the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada from 1848 to 1851.

Davignon studied medicine and was licensed to practise in 1832. He was named commissioner for the Tribunal for Minor Causes in 1836. Davignon married Euphémie Soupras. He did not run for reelection to the assembly in 1851. Davignon served as mayor of Longueuil from 1853 to 1861. He is believed to have died there in 1878.

His grandson Alexandre Thurber later served in the assembly.


  • "Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec.
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