| The Honourable |
|Member of the National Assembly of Quebec for L'Acadie|
|Preceded by||François Cloutier|
|Succeeded by||Yvan Bordeleau|
|Senator for Acadie, Quebec|
September 27, 1990 –March 12, 2001
|Appointed by||Brian Mulroney|
|Born||March 12, 1928|
|Died|| January 31, 2009 80) (aged|
|Political party||Quebec Liberal Party|
|Cabinet||Minister of Health and Social Services (1985–1989)|
|Committees||Chairman, Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration (1991–1996)|
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