Claude-Gilles Gosselin

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Claude-Gilles Gosselin
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Compton
In office
1957–1970
Preceded by Philodor Ouimet
Succeeded by Joseph-Omer Dionne
Personal details
Born (1924-03-12) March 12, 1924 (age 93)
East Angus, Quebec
Political party Union Nationale

Claude-Gilles Gosselin (born March 12, 1924) was a Canadian politician from Quebec.[1]

Background[edit]

Gosselin was born in East Angus and was a stock farmer.

Member of the legislature[edit]

Gosselin supported the Union Nationale. He won a by-election in 1957 and became the Member of the National Assembly of Quebec (MNA) for the district of Compton.

He was re-elected in 1960, but his party lost the election against Jean Lesage's Liberals. Gosselin supported Jean-Jacques Bertrand over Daniel Johnson, Sr. during the party leadership convention held in Quebec City on September 23, 1961.

Gosselin was re-elected in 1962 and 1966, but was defeated in 1970.

Federal Politics[edit]

He ran as a Progressive Conservative candidate for the district Mégantic-Compton-Stanstead in 1979, but finished a distant third.

Retirement[edit]

After he retired from politics, Gosselin had a career in the private sector.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec.