Albert R. Beauparlant is a self-employed real estate developer. He has invested in numerous properties and projects over the last 35+ years and is also involved in the construction aspect of restoring properties.
Albert has served on the Rhode Island Heritage Hall of Fame’s Board of Directors for 20 years and is currently the Vice President and Dinner Chairman. He is also on the Board of Directors for the Heritage Harbor Foundation and is chairman of the Heritage Harbor Foundation’s 75th Anniversary WWII Memorial Monument and past chairman of the WWI Monument in Woo11socket which was also funded by the Heritage Harbor Foundation.
Albert is a native of Woonsocket, RI and has always been active in its community. He was chairman of the 100th and the 125th anniversary celebrations of the city’s incorporation, drawing crowds of over 35,000 people to downtown Woonsocket. He was a major contributor and organizer of many cultural events held in Woonsocket over the past 35 years including the first Jazz on the Blackstone, the First Night celebrations, and many others. Albert was also instrumental in bringing the Holiday Inn to Woonsocket and was an early on advocate for the Museum of Work and Culture, the Stadium Theatre, and Downtown Revitalization. He also revived Woonsocket’s St .Jean the Baptiste festival in 2018 funded by the Heritage Harbor Foundation.
Albert recently chaired the committee to Save St. Charles Church in Woonsocket and is a member of the Cercle Laurier club. He is a member of and the Historian for the American Legion Fairmount Post 85 in Woonsocket and a past member of the Woonsocket Redevelopment Agency. In 2020, Albert was named Woonsocket’s Man of The Year by the esteemed Club Richelieu.
In addition to his many projects and activities in Woonsocket, Albert was also the general contractor for the famed Conley’s Wharf Project on Allens Avenue in Providence, RI.
Albert spent six years in the Rhode Island National Guard and is a Field Artillery graduate of Fort Sill, Oklahoma. He is also a world traveler.
In his spare time, Al enjoys working on his classic cars, weekend rides on his Harley, antiquing with his wife Robin of 37 years, and spending time with family- especially their 3 grandchildren.