Solange Chaput-Rolland

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
The Hon.
Solange Chaput-Rolland
Senator for Mille Isles, Quebec
In office
1988–1994
Appointed by Brian Mulroney
Preceded by Renaude Lapointe
Succeeded by Jean-Louis Roux
Member of the National Assembly of Quebec for Prévost
In office
1979–1981
Preceded by Jean-Guy Cardinal
Succeeded by Robert Dean
Personal details
Born (1919-05-14)May 14, 1919
Montreal, Quebec
Died November 1, 2001(2001-11-01) (aged 82)
Sainte-Marguerite-Estérel, Quebec
Political party Progressive Conservative

Solange Chaput-Rolland, OC OQ (May 14, 1919 – November 1, 2001) was a Canadian journalist, author, lecturer, politician, and Senator.

Born in Montreal, the daughter of Émile Chaput and Rosalie Loranger, she received her education from the Couvent d'Outremont, the Sorbonne and the Institut Catholique de Paris.Her brother, Yves Chaput was the husband of Françoise Poliquin, daughter of Jean Poliquin, grandfather of Jean-Nicolas De Surmont.

During the 1950s she worked as a journalist for the CBC with a young Jeanne Sauvé with whom she remained friends until Sauvé's death.

In 1979, she was elected to the National Assembly of Quebec in a by-election in the riding of Prevost. She was defeated in 1981.

She was appointed to the Senate in 1988 representing the senatorial division of Mille Isles, Quebec. She sat as a Progressive Conservative and retired in 1994.

In 1975, she was made an Officer of the Order of Canada. In 1985, she was made an Officer of the National Order of Quebec.

In 1941, she married André Rolland.

Electoral record[edit]

Quebec provincial by-election, November 14, 1979: Prévost
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Solange Chaput-Rolland 25,717 63.06
     Parti Québécois Pierre Harvey 14,433 35.39
     Workers Richard Lépine 298 0.73
     Ind. (Crédit social uni) Jean-Paul Poulin 257 0.63
     Non-Affiliated Marc Blouin 78 0.19
Total valid votes 40,783 100.00
Rejected and declined votes 1,145
Turnout 41,928 77.98
Electors on the lists 53,771
Source: Official Results, Government of Quebec

Selected works[edit]

  • Chers ennemis (1963)
  • Mon pays, Québec ou le Canada? (1966)
  • Regards 1967: Québec Année Zéro (1968)
  • Regards 1968: Une ou deux sociétés justes (1969)
  • Regards 1969: La seconde conquête (1970)
  • Regards 1970-1971: Les heures sauvages (1972)
  • De l'unité à la réalité (1981)
  • Le Mystère Québec (1984)
  • Et tournons la page... (1989)
  • Le Tourment et l'apaisement (1990)
  • Léon Dion, hier et demain (1991)
  • Chère sénateur (1992)
  • Les Élus et les Déçus (1996)

External links[edit]