Maurice Allard

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Maurice Allard
Member of Parliament
for Sherbrooke
In office
1958 – 1962
Preceded by Maurice Gingues
Succeeded by Gérard Chapdelaine
In office
1965 – 1968
Preceded by Gérard Chapdelaine
Succeeded by Paul Mullins Gervais
Personal details
Born January 2, 1922
Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada
Died September 14, 1988(1988-09-14) (aged 66)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Political party Progressive Conservative
Profession lawyer
law professor

Maurice Allard (January 2, 1922 – September 14, 1988) was a Canadian politician, as well as a law professor and a lawyer. He was elected in 1958 as a member of the Progressive Conservative Party representing the riding of Sherbrooke. He ran as an Independent Progressive Conservative and was defeated in the same riding in 1962. Allard quit the Progressive Conservative party in 1963 due to his opposition to party leader John George Diefenbaker.[1] He was elected in 1965 as an Independent Progressive Conservative and remained in the House of Commons until as such until resigning on March 6, 1968. Allard was born in Sherbrooke, Quebec.

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  1. ^ "Lesage Unhappy Despite Victory". Leader-Post. November 10, 1965. Retrieved March 12, 2012. 

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