Louis Monast Edit Profile
Brought by parents to the United States, 1865. Naturalized citizen, 1885. Educated Public school, Pawtucket, Rhode Island.
He was employed in the textile mills from 1872 to 1882 and as a bricklayer, plasterer, and carpenter from 1882 to 1892. He engaged in building construction and in the real estate business in 1892, and also operated several bakeries. He served as delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1924.
He was an unsuccessful candidate for election in 1924 to the Sixty-ninth Congress. Monast was elected as a Republican to the Seventieth Congress (March 4, 1927 – March 3, 1929). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1928 to the Seventy-first Congress.
He resumed the real estate business. He died in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, April 16, 1936. He was interred in Notre Dame Cemetery.
Member Rhode Island House of Representatives, 1908-1910. Member 70th Congress (1927-1929), 3d Rhode Island district. Member Pawtucket Real Estate Board, Memorial Hospital Corporation, Pawtucket Business Men’s Association, Pawtucket Chamber Commerce.
Clubs: Rotary, Novelty Park.
Married Odile Chartier, of Central Falls, Rhode Island, 1886.; married second, Annie Armstrong, of Pawtucket. Children: Florence O., Bertha A. (Mistress Francis E. McBride).