Joseph Aubin Doiron

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The Honourable
Joseph Aubin Doiron
CM
22nd Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island
In office
January 14, 1980 – August 1, 1985
Monarch Elizabeth II
Governor General Edward Schreyer
Jeanne Sauvé
Premier J. Angus MacLean
James M. Lee
Preceded by Gordon Lockhart Bennett
Succeeded by Lloyd MacPhail
Personal details
Born (1922-06-10)June 10, 1922
North Rustico, Prince Edward Island
Died January 29, 1995(1995-01-29) (aged 72)
Summerside, Prince Edward Island
Nationality Canadian
Spouse(s) Rose Bernice Gallant
Children Paul, Robert, Pierre, Simonne, Colette, Omer and Marc
Residence Summerside, Prince Edward Island
Alma mater Université de Montréal
Occupation Dentist
Religion Roman Catholic

Joseph Aubin Doiron, CM (June 10, 1922 – January 29, 1995) was the 22nd Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island from 1980 to 1985, becoming the province's second Acadian to hold this position.

Doiron was born in North Rustico in 1922. Following his early education in local schools, he went on to receive his B.A. from Sainte-Anne's College in Nova Scotia and his D.D.S from the Université de Montréal in 1951.

He was married to Rose Bernice Gallant of Duvar, PEI, and together they had seven children. Before his appointment as Lieutenant-Governor, Doiron practiced dentistry in Summerside.

Aubin Doiron was appointed Lieutenant-Governor of Prince Edward Island on January 14, 1980. Doiron had always been active in Acadian affairs, and was the founding President and Chairman of the Acadian Mardi Gras Association, as well as a charter member and President of the Acadian Museum Association in Miscouche.

He was also a past President of the Dental Association of Prince Edward Island and a representative on the Board of Governors of the Canadian Dental Association. Doiron was also a member of the Greater Summerside and Area Chamber of Commerce and a past director of the Prince Edward Island Heritage Foundation.

In 1994, he was made a Member of the Order of Canada.

Joseph Aubin Doiron died at the age of 72 in 1995.

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