|J. Maurice LeClair|
June 19, 1927 |
|Awards||Order of Canada|
Born in Sayabec, Quebec, he received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1947 and a Doctor of Medicine degree in 1951 from McGill University. In 1953, he became a General Practitioner in Shawinigan, Quebec. In 1955, he became a Fellow at the Mayo Clinic and received a Master of Science in Medicine in 1958 from the University of Minnesota. Returning to Canada in 1958, he became a consulting internist at the Notre Dame Hospital.
In 1962, he became Vice Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at the Université de Montréal and Head of the department in 1965. In 1968, he became Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at the Université de Sherbrooke. From 1968 to 1970, he was Vice President of the Medical Research Council of Canada.
- In 1980, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada.
- In 1985, he was promoted to Companion of the Order of Canada.
- In 2004, he was inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame.
- "Dr. Maurice LeClair". Canadian Medical Hall of Fame. Retrieved July 28, 2005.
- "Maurice LeClair". Canadian National Railway Company. Retrieved July 28, 2005.
- "J. Maurice LeClair, C.C., M.D.C.M., LL.D., F.R,C.P.(C)". Office of the Secretary to the Governor General. Retrieved July 28, 2005.
- "Canadian Who's Who 1997 entry". Retrieved April 6, 2006.
|President of Canadian National Railway
1982 – 1986
Ronald E. Lawless