Jean-Thomas Richard

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Jean-Thomas Richard
Member of Parliament
for Ottawa East
In office
June 1945 – January 1966
Personal details
Born 22 August 1907
Ottawa, Ontario
Died 27 September 1991(1991-09-27) (aged 84)
Political party Liberal
Profession barrister, lawyer

Jean-Thomas Richard (22 August 1907 – 27 September 1991) was a Liberal party member of the Canadian House of Commons. He was born in Ottawa, Ontario and became a barrister and lawyer by career.[1]

The son of Thomas-Lucien Richard and Blanche Dunn, he was educated at the University of Ottawa and Osgoode Hall and practised law in Ottawa. In 1933, he married Margaret Maloney.[2]

He was first elected at the Ottawa East riding in the 1945 general election, the re-elected there in 1949, 1953, 1957, 1958, 1962, 1963, 1965 and 1968. After completing his final term in the House of Commons, the 28th Canadian Parliament, Richard left office and did not seek further re-election.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Jean-Thomas Richard – Parliament of Canada biography
  2. ^ Johnson, J.K. (1968). The Canadian Directory of Parliament 1867-1967. Public Archives of Canada.