André Riedl

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Andre Riedl
MNA for Iberville
In office
April 25, 2007 – November 5, 2008
Preceded by Jean Rioux
Succeeded by Marie Bouillé
Personal details
Born (1940-10-10) October 10, 1940 (age 76)
Montreal, Quebec
Political party ADQLiberal
Spouse(s) Louise Faubert

André Riedl (born October 10, 1940) is a politician from Quebec, Canada. He was a Member of the National Assembly for the electoral district of Iberville from 2007 to 2008.

Born in the Saint-Henri neighbourhood in Montreal on October 10, 1940, Riedl went on a training course with the Canadian Forces in 1957. He was later for nine years the president of BOC Gaz Canada, a gas and equipment supplier. He also did international public speaking and was involved in the Missisquoi and Magog-Orford Chamber of Commerce. He once said that "unions are a necessary evil".[1]

Riedl was first elected in the 2007 election as a member of the Action démocratique du Québec (ADQ) with 42% of the vote. Liberal incumbent Jean Rioux finished third with 25% of the vote. Riedl took office on April 12, 2007.[2] On October 23, 2008, Riedl crossed the floor to the governing Liberal Party.[3]

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