Clément Vincent

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Clément Vincent
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Nicolet—Yamaska
In office
1962–1966
Preceded by Paul Comtois
Succeeded by Florian Côté
Member of the National Assembly of Quebec for Nicolet
In office
1966–1973
Preceded by Germain Hébert
Succeeded by District abolished in 1972
Personal details
Born (1931-05-18) May 18, 1931 (age 83)
Sainte-Perpétue, Quebec
Political party Progressive Conservative
Other political
affiliations
Union Nationale
Cabinet Provincial:
Minister of Agriculture and Colonization (1966-1970)

Clément Vincent (born May 18, 1931) was a Canadian politician and a Member of the House of Commons.

Background[edit]

He was born on May 18, 1931 in Sainte-Perpétue, Centre-du-Québec. He was a farmer and an entrepreneur.

Mayor[edit]

Vincent served as Mayor of Sainte-Perpétue from January 19, 1959 to January 11, 1961.

Member of Parliament[edit]

He successfully ran as a Progressive Conservative candidate for the district Nicolet—Yamaska in the 1962 federal election. He was re-elected in the 1963 and 1965 elections, but resigned in 1966 to enter provincial politics.[1]

Provincial politics[edit]

Vincent won a seat to the Legislative Assembly of Quebec in 1966 in the district of Nicolet. He supported the Union Nationale and was appointed to the Cabinet, serving as Minister of Agriculture and Colonization from 1966 to 1970. He was re-elected in the 1970 election, but was defeated in the district of Nicolet-Yamaska in the 1973 election.[2]

Retirement[edit]

From 1978 to 1983, Vincent was employed by the Chief Electoral Officer of Quebec.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Clément Vincent – Parliament of Canada biography
  2. ^ "Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec.