|Senator for Edmonton, Alberta|
March 8, 1906 – April 21, 1911
|Appointed by||Wilfrid Laurier|
|Born||February 13, 1868|
St-François, Quebec, Canada
|Died||December 10, 1948(aged 80)|
Philippe Roy, Canadian physician, politician, and diplomat.(February 13, 1868 – December 10, 1948) was a
In 1906, he was appointed to the Senate of Canada representing the senatorial government division of Edmonton, Alberta. During this time he would and launch Le Courrier de l'Ouest a french language paper with future Alberta Senator Prosper-Edmond Lessard which reached a circulation of 8,000. A Liberal, he resigned in 1911. From 1911 to 1928, he was Canada's commissioner general in France. From 1928 to 1938, he was the first envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary. He concurrently served as the government of Quebec's agent-general in Paris from 1911 until 1912 when the federal government required him to represent only it.
- "SENATOR LESSARD DIES IN ALBERTA: Minister in Province's First Cabinet--Two Vacancies in Upper House LIBERALS STILL IN LEAD". The Globe and Mail. Edmonton. April 13, 1931. p. 3.
- Foran, Timothy (2015). "Lessard, Prosper-Edmond". In Cook, Ramsay; Bélanger, Réal (eds.). Dictionary of Canadian Biography. XVI (1931–1940) (online ed.). University of Toronto Press.
- Philippe Roy – Parliament of Canada biography