Raymond Bruneau

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Raymond Bruneau
Member of Parliament
for Prescott
In office
1949–1953
Preceded by Elie-Oscar Bertrand
Member of Parliament
for Glengarry—Prescott—Russell
In office
1953–1957
Succeeded by Osie Villeneuve
Personal details
Born (1917-06-12)June 12, 1917
Hawkesbury, Ontario
Died July 5, 1971(1971-07-05) (aged 54)
Ottawa, Ontario
Political party Independent Liberal, Liberal Party of Canada
Spouse(s) Marie-Thérèse O'Rourke
Residence Ottawa, Ontario
Profession translator

Raymond Bruneau (June 12, 1917 – July 5, 1971) was an Ontario translator and political figure. He was a member of the Canadian House of Commons representing Prescott and defeating the 24-year incumbent Liberal MP, Élie-Oscar Bertrand, to sit as an Independent Liberal from 1949 to 1953. He sat for Glengarry—Prescott as a Liberal from 1953 to 1957.

He was born in Hawkesbury, Ontario in 1917, the son of Joseph Bruneau. He studied political science and constitutional law at the University of Ottawa. In 1944, he married Marie-Thérèse O'Rourke. Bruneau worked in Ottawa as a translator in the federal public service. He was unsuccessful in attempts at reelection in 1957, 1958 and 1963.

References[edit]

  • Histoire des Comtes Unis de Prescott et de Russell, L. Brault (1963)

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