|Member of the National Assembly of Quebec for Saint-Jean|
|Preceded by||Philodor Ouimet|
|Succeeded by||Jacques Veilleux|
|Preceded by||Jacques Veilleux|
|Succeeded by||Pierre Lorrain|
April 28, 1930 |
|Political party||Union Nationale
He was born on April 28, 1930 in Saint-Jérôme, Quebec and made a career in education.
Proulx won a seat in the 1966 Quebec election in the district of Saint-Jean as a member of the Union Nationale. In November 1969 he left his party to protest the passage of Bill 63, a controversial language law, sitting first as an independent, and then fifteen days later joining the Parti Québécois (PQ). He ran as a PQ candidate in 1970 and 1973, but lost both times.
He was returned to the legislature in 1976 and won re-election in 1981. During the Parti Québécois Crisis of 1984, Proulx temporarily sat as an Independent to promote a more proactive approach concerning the promotion of sovereignty. Proulx lost re-election in 1985.
He authored Un panier de crabes in 1971.
||This article includes a list of references, but its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations. (December 2007)|
- "Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec.
- Chronology of the Yves Michaud Affair, Claude Bélanger, Department of History, Marianopolis College
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