Jean-Noël Tremblay, CM (born June 7, 1926 - January 23, 2020) was a Canadian former politician, who made career at both the federal and the provincial levels.
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He was born on June 7, 1926 in Saint-André-du-Lac-Saint-Jean, Quebec.
He died on January 23, 2020 in Quebec, Quebec
Member of Parliament
Tremblay was elected to the House of Commons of Canada in the 1958 election representing the Quebec riding of Roberval and was a member of the Progressive Conservative Party. He lost re-election in 1962, when for the first time the Social Credit Party made a significant breakthrough in Quebec.
He won a seat to the National Assembly of Quebec, representing Chicoutimi, in 1966 and was a member of the Union Nationale. From 1966 to 1970, Tremblay was the Minister of Cultural Affairs in the cabinets of Daniel Johnson, Sr and Jean-Jacques Bertrand. He was known in this period as a vocal Quebec nationalist.
Tremblay supported Jean-Guy Cardinal over Jean-Jacques Bertrand during the party's leadership convention, held on June 21, 1969.
He was re-elected to the legislature in 1970, but was defeated in 1973.
In 1990, he was made a Member of the Order of Canada.
Jean-Noël Tremblay – Parliament of Canada biography
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