Lucien Turcotte Pacaud

Peter Charles Larkin Howard Ferguson Liberal Party of Canada
Lucien Turcotte Pacaud
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Mégantic
In office
Preceded byFrançois-Théodore Savoie
Succeeded byEusèbe Roberge
Acting Canadian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom
In office
Prime MinisterW.L. Mackenzie King
R.B. Bennett
Preceded byPeter C. Larkin
Succeeded byHoward Ferguson
Personal details
Born(1879-09-21)September 21, 1879
Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada
DiedMarch 5, 1960(1960-03-05) (aged 80)
Political partyLiberal

Lucien Turcotte Pacaud (September 21, 1879 – March 5, 1960) was a Canadian lawyer and political figure. He represented Mégantic in the House of Commons of Canada from 1911 to 1922 as a Liberal member.

He was born in Trois-Rivières, Quebec, in 1879, the son of Ernest Pacaud and the grandson of Joseph-Édouard Turcotte. He was educated at Bishop's College and Laval University. Pacaud was admitted to the bar in 1904 and practiced at Quebec City and then at Thetford Mines. In 1908, he married Helen Elizabeth Buckmall. Pacaud served as police commissioner for the Transcontinental Railway from 1907 to 1911. He was Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for External Affairs, a non-cabinet post, from 1921 to 1922. He served as Secretary to the Canadian High Commissioner at London from 1922 to 1931. In 1930, Pacaud served as acting Canadian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom after the death of Peter Charles Larkin.


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Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Peter Charles Larkin
Acting Canadian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom
Succeeded by
Howard Ferguson