Fernand Grenier

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Fernand Grenier
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Frontenac
In office
1966–1970
Preceded by Éloi Guillemette
Succeeded by Paul-André Latulippe
In office
1976–1980
Preceded by Joseph-Omer Dionne
Succeeded by Fabien Bélanger
Personal details
Born (1927-06-28)June 28, 1927
Nantes, near Lac-Mégantic, Quebec
Died January 19, 1988(1988-01-19) (aged 60)
Lac-Mégantic, Quebec
Political party Union Nationale

Fernand Grenier (June 28, 1927 – January 19, 1988) was a Canadian politician from Quebec.[1]

Background[edit]

He was born on June 28, 1927 near Lac-Mégantic, Quebec and made a career in education.

Member of the legislature[edit]

Grenier ran as a Union Nationale and won a seat to the Legislative Assembly of Quebec in the 1966 provincial election in the district of Frontenac. He was defeated by Ralliement créditiste candidate Paul-André Latulippe in the 1970 election.

Mayor[edit]

He was Mayor of Nantes, Quebec from 1969 to 1971.

Political comeback[edit]

Grenier remained active in the Union Nationale. He ran as the party candidate in Lotbinière in the 1973 election but was defeated.

He was re-elected in the 1976 election in the district of Mégantic-Compton and won. He served as his party's House Whip from 1976 to 1980.

Federal politics[edit]

Grenier resigned his seat and ran as a Progressive Conservative candidate in the district of Mégantic-Compton-Stanstead in the 1980 federal election. He was defeated against Liberal incumbent Claude Tessier. After the defeat, Grenier attempted to win back his seat to the National Assembly of Quebec, but finished third.

Local politics[edit]

He served as a city councillor in Lac-Mégantic from 1986 until his death.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec.