Louis Riel 2
Updated: 3/8/2021
Louis Riel 2

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  • Without contest, Riel is elected to Parliament in a bi-election on October 13. He would not take his seat. Parliamentary records state he served his constituents for 361 days.
  • 1873
  • I do not want to take my seat.
  • Ok.
  • On January 22, Riel was re-elected and he does not attempt to take his seat.
  • 1874
  • Riel is taken to a hospital in Montreal due to a nervous breakdown from stress buildup.
  • 1876
  • Riel moves to the United States, between Keeseville, NY.
  • 1877- 1884
  • Riel gets married to Marguerite Monet dit Bellehumeur.
  • 1881
  • Riel gets his US citizenship
  • 1883