Jean-Noël Tremblay is confirmed dead at the age of 93.
Jean-Noël was best known as a Canadian politician.
Jean-Noël Tremblay
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Roberval
In office
1958–1962
Preceded byGeorges Villeneuve
Succeeded byCharles-Arthur Gauthier
Member of the National Assembly of Quebec for Chicoutimi
In office
1966–1973
Preceded byAntonio Talbot
Succeeded byMarc-André Bédard
Personal details
Born (1926-06-07) June 7, 1926 (age 93)
Saint-André-du-Lac-Saint-Jean, Quebec
Died23 January 2020(2020-01-23) (aged 93)
Quebec, Quebec
Political partyProgressive Conservative
Other political
affiliations
Union Nationale
CabinetProvincial: Minister of Cultural Affairs (1966-1970)
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.
Contents
1 Background
2 Member of Parliament
3 Provincial politics
4 Honors
5 External links
6 References
Background
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.
Provincial politics
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.
Honors
In 1990, he was made a Member of the Order of Canada.
External links
Jean-Noël Tremblay – Parliament of Canada biography
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