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Louis B. Lausier (1879-1962)

Mayor Louis Lausier of Biddeford, 1941

Mayor Louis Lausier of Biddeford, 1941

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McArthur Public Library

Louis “Papa” Lausier was elected to fifteen successive terms as mayor of Biddeford from 1941 to 1955, his final term coinciding with Biddeford’s celebrated centennial. Born on November 17, 1879 to Antoine and Aurilie (Cartier) Lausier and raised in Biddeford, he graduated from Collège de Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatière in Quebec and returned to Biddeford to study law with Judge George F. Haley.

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