Jean-Paul Beaulieu

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Jean-Paul Beaulieu

Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Saint-Jean—Iberville—Napierville
In office
1965–1968
Preceded byYvon Dupuis
Succeeded byRiding redistributed into Missisquoi and Saint-Jean
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Saint-Jean–Napierville
In office
1941–1944
Preceded byAlexis Bouthillier
Succeeded byDistrict abolished
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Saint-Jean
In office
1944–1960
Preceded byDistrict created
Succeeded byPhilodor Ouimet
Personal details
Born(1902-01-22)January 22, 1902
Saint-Paul-de-l'Île-aux-Noix, Quebec, Canada
DiedNovember 14, 1976(1976-11-14) (aged 74)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Political partyProgressive Conservative

Jean-Paul Beaulieu (January 22, 1902 – November 14, 1976) was a Canadian and Québécois politician and chartered accountant.[1][2]

Background[edit]

He was born on January 22, 1902 in Saint-Paul-de-l'Île-aux-Noix, Montérégie. He studied at the Université de Montréal and McGill University. He obtained a license degree in commercial sciences from McGill. He has received honorary doctorates from Université Laval and Université de Montréal

Member of the legislature[edit]

Beaulieu won a by-election in 1941 and became the Union Nationale Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for the provincial electoral district of Saint-Jean–Napierville. He was re-elected in the district of Saint-Jean in the 1944, 1948, 1952 and 1956 elections.

He was appointed to the Cabinet in 1944 and served as Minister of Trade and Commerce, until his defeated in the 1960 election. He was defeated again in the 1962 election.[1]

Federal politics[edit]

He was elected to the House of Commons of Canada as a Member of the Progressive Conservative Party to represent the riding of Saint-Jean—Iberville—Napierville in the 1965 federal election. He lost in the 1968 election.[3]

Death[edit]

Beaulieu died on November 14, 1976.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec.
  2. ^ J.-Paul Beaulieu (1902-1976) Homme politique, Bilan du siècle, Université de Sherbrooke
  3. ^ Jean-Paul Beaulieu – Parliament of Canada biography