Le juge Albert Constantineau     1866

Judge Albert Constantineau     1866 - 1944

This name is still tied with the French speaking people from Ontario.

Born in St-Eugène, Prescott county, Ontario, judge Albert Constantineau is the son of  Georges Constantineau and Joséphine Roy.  He makes his classical studies at Collège Bourget in Rigaud, Qué.  He continues his studies at Osgoode Hall in Toronto, Ont.. He is admited as a lawyer on january 30, 1890. He marries on january 1891 with Alice McLauglin and a second time with Marie-Léonie-Imelda Charron on february 27, 1937.

  • 1891. President of La Société St-Jean-Baptiste from Prescott county.
  • 1895-1898. Owner and editor of the french newspaper L'Interprète published in  L'Orignal, Ont.
  • 1900  Judge for Prescott et Russell counties.
  • 1909. Member and president for the first commission for the ACFÉO (today Association canadienne-française de l'Ontario), 1909-1910, Ottawa,
  • 1910. Head-organiser of the first french congres in Ontario held in january 1910 at Ottawa.
  • He then becomes director of  Festival dramatique du Canada, and assumes such functions  with other cultural organisms..
  • 1919. Judge of new district of  Carleton, Prescott and Russell to which were added in 1928 Lanark and Renfrew counties.

C.R.C.C.F.archives  (C2),Ph2.73 [ca 1909] / Pittaway.

During his life, he has been active in defending the french fact and french culture in Ontario and Canada.

Albert in the family tree

Source: University of Ottawa, CRCCF, Fonds Association canadienne-française de l'Ontario