Place Victor Morin (1865-1960) - Montreal, Quebec - Historic Places Days

Place Victor Morin (1865-1960) – Montreal, Quebec

Montréal, Québec
Historic District / Neighbourhood
Rue Bonsecours, Montreal, QC, Canada
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(514) 872-0311

Place Victor Morin ( 1865-1960)

Rue Bonsecours

Montréal (Québec) H2Y 1A3

(514) 872-0311

Commemorating  Victor Morin – past President of the Société Historique de Montreal.

Commemoration Park – Ville Marie, Montreal

Situated at the intersection of Saint-Antoine East – St. Louis & Bonsecours


Victor Morin (August 15, 1865 – September 30, 1960) was a Canadian notary, politician, and writer.

• Born in Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec,  Morin studied at the University Laval de Montreal.  In 1890, he started working as a notary in his uncle’s firm Papineau & Marin, practicing law thereafter for 72 years.

In 1909, he participated in the founding the Association’ l’Association des citoyens de Montreal’, an association relating to municipal affairs.

The following year he was elected to Montreal City Council in the Old Port of Montreal (Vieux-Montréal) district in 1910.

From 1915 to 1924, President of the Saint-Jean-Baptiste Society, from 1915 to 1924, he served as President of the Royal Society of Canada from 1938 to 1939.

He is the author of the Code Morin, a book of rules for conducting deliberative assemblies, used in Quebec and Acadia. Morin’s rules are inspired by ‘Robert Rules of Order’, relating to conducting of public assemblies and council meetings.

Latitude :  45° 30′ 38.7″

Longitude : -73° 33′ 15.6″

Designation cadastrale : Lot 1 181 739

• Reference:

• Ville de Montreal :

• Vieux Montreal / inventaire

• Quebec / typography

• Plaque du 275e anniversaire de la fondation de Montréal

Morin, Victor (1865 –1960) – Donateur(-trice)

• Reference:


• University of Montreal / Archives

Photo reference :

< Célébration de l’anniversaire de fondation de Montréal> .

18 mai 1937  – Photographie de la célébration de

l’anniversaire de fondation de Montréal le 18 mai 1937.

De gauche à droite: Athanase Fréchette (président de la

Société St-Jean-Baptiste),

J.O.Asselin (président du comité exécutif de Montréal),

Mgr Olivier Maurault (recteur de l’Université de Montréal),

Adhémar Raynault (maire de Montréal),

Victor Morin (fondateur président du comité célébration),

Taggart Smyth (président de la Ligue du progrès civique).

Célébration organisée par la Société Saint-Jean-Baptiste.


  • Family-Friendly
  • Food and Beverages
  • Parking
  • Parkland
  • Pet-Friendly
  • Wheelchair Access


Rue Bonsecours, Montreal, QC, Canada
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