François Gagnon

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François Gagnon
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Gaspé-Nord
In office
1962–1973
Preceded by Claude Jourdain
Succeeded by District was abolished
Personal details
Born (1922-04-18) April 18, 1922 (age 92)
Cap-Chat, Quebec
Political party Union Nationale

François Gagnon (born April 18, 1922) was a Canadian politician from Quebec.[1]

Background[edit]

He was born on April 18, 1922 in Cap-Chat, Quebec and was a public servant.

Member of the legislature[edit]

Gagnon won a seat to the Legislative Assembly of Quebec in the 1962 provincial election in the district of Gaspé-Nord. He supported the Union Nationale and was re-elected in the 1966 election. He was parliamentary assistant from 1966 to 1969.

Cabinet Member[edit]

Gagnon was appointed to the Cabinet, serving as Minister responsible for Public Works from 1969 to 1970. He was re-elected in 1970, but did not run for re-election in 1973.

Mayor[edit]

He was Mayor of Cap-Chat from 1976 to 1977 and from 1981 to 1985.

Political comeback[edit]

Gagnon considered a political comeback with the Parti Québécois in the 1976 provincial election and with the Progressive Conservatives in the 1984 federal election, but eventually declined each time.

References[edit]

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