|Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick|
October 8, 1971 – December 23, 1981
|Governor General||Roland Michener|
|Preceded by||Wallace Samuel Bird|
|Succeeded by||George Stanley|
|Senator for Gloucester, New Brunswick|
June 28, 1968 – October 8, 1971
|Appointed by||Pierre Trudeau|
|Member of the Canadian Parliament|
August 10, 1953 – June 25, 1968
|Preceded by||Albany Robichaud|
|Succeeded by||Herb Breau|
Hédard Joseph Robichaud
November 2, 1911
Shippagan, New Brunswick
|Died||August 16, 1999 (aged 87)|
Bathurst, New Brunswick
|Relations||Jean George Robichaud, father|
Hédard Joseph Robichaud, PC OC (November 2, 1911 – August 16, 1999) was an Acadian-Canadian Member of Parliament, Cabinet member, Senator and the first Acadian to be Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick.
He first ran for the House of Commons as a Liberal candidate in a 1952 by-election in the riding of Gloucester, New Brunswick and lost. He was elected in the 1953 federal election, and was re-elected in the 1957, 1958, 1962, 1963 and 1965 elections. From 1963 to 1968, he was the Minister of Fisheries.
In 1968, he was appointed to the Senate representing the Senatorial division of Gloucester, New Brunswick. He resigned in 1971 to become the 24th Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick. He served in that position until 1981.
He was the husband of Gertrude Léger (1916-2011) and the father of nine.