Hilarion-Pit Lessard

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Hilarion-Pit Lessard
Montreal city councillor
In office
1957–1966
Constituency Saint-Henri ward
Member of Parliament
for Saint-Henri
In office
March 1958 – June 1968
Member of Parliament
for Lasalle
In office
June 1968 – September 1972
Personal details
Born 11 February 1913
Sainte-Germaine, Quebec
Died September 10, 1984(1984-09-10) (aged 71)
Political party Liberal
Profession agent, garage owner/operator

Hilarion-Pit Lessard was a Canadian politician. He was a five-term Member of the House of Commons and was a City Councillor in Montreal, Quebec.

Background[edit]

He was born in Sainte-Germaine, Quebec on February 11, 1913.

Federal Politics[edit]

Lessard successfully ran as a Liberal candidate in the district of Saint-Henri in 1958. He was re-elected in 1962, 1963 and 1965. He ran in the district of Lasalle in 1968 and won. He did not run for re-election in 1972.[1]

City Councillor[edit]

He was elected to Montreal's City Council as an Independent candidate in 1957. He was re-elected in 1960 and 1962. He lost his bid for re-election in 1966, against Civic candidate Guy Lacoste. He represented the district of Saint-Henri.

Death[edit]

Pit Lessard died on September 10, 1984 due to heart failure.[2]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ Hilarion-Pit Lessard, ParlInfo, Canadian Parliament
  2. ^ The Canadian Press (13 September 1984). "Pit Lessard / Former Liberal MP". The Globe and Mail. p. M6. 

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Political offices
Preceded by
Joseph-Arsène Bonnier (Liberal)
MP, District of Saint-Henri
1958-1968
Succeeded by
Gérard Loiselle (Liberal)
Preceded by
The district was established in 1966.
MP, District of Lasalle
1968-1972
Succeeded by
John Campbell (Liberal)