|Son Honneur l'honorable
|28th Lieutenant Governor of Quebec|
June 7, 2007
|Governor General||Michaëlle Jean
|Preceded by||Lise Thibault|
February 27, 1940 |
La Malbaie, Quebec
|Alma mater||Universite Laval|
|Profession||Notary, civil servant|
He had worked in the National Assembly since 1974 and served as its secretary general from 1984 to 2001.
He is the author of two important publications on Quebec parliamentary procedure, Recueil des décisions concernant la procédure parlementaire and La Procédure parlementaire du Québec.
On May 18, 2007, he was announced by Prime Minister Stephen Harper as the next Lieutenant Governor of Quebec, replacing outgoing Lieutenant Governor Lise Thibault. He was sworn in on June 7, 2007.
- The Canadian Press (May 18, 2007). "Pierre Duchesne appointed Quebec's new lieutenant-governor". CBC. Retrieved 2007-05-18.
- "Duchesne sworn in as Quebec's lieutenant-governor". CBC. June 7, 2007. Retrieved 2007-06-07.
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