|Member of Parliament
December 1946 – July 1952
|Preceded by||Pierre Joseph Arthur Cardin|
|Succeeded by||Lucien Cardin|
|Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Richelieu|
18 April 1912|
|Died||11 November 1973
m. 2 September 1940
Cournoyer studied at the Saint Hyacinthe Seminary, then attended the University of Montreal where he received his Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws degrees. He was called to the Quebec bar in 1935.
Cournoyer resigned his House of Commons seat on 5 July 1952 during his term in the 21st Canadian Parliament to pursue provincial politics in Quebec where he won a Legislative Assembly seat in the Richelieu riding later that year in the 1952 Quebec election. He was defeated in 1956, but was elected again in 1960 and again in 1962. From 1960 to 1964, he was Minister of Transport and Communication under the Jean Lesage administration, then was minister of Hunting and Fishing until 1965, then a minister without portfolio until his election defeat in 1966.
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