|Member of Parliament
August 1953 – March 1958
|Preceded by||Paul-Henri Spence|
|Succeeded by||Jean-Noël Tremblay|
|Mayor of Mistassini, Quebec|
20 February 1922 |
After school studies in Saint-Prime, then at the seminaries in Chicoutimi and Nicolet, Villeneuve began law studies in 1946 at Université Laval in Quebec City. After his graduation in 1949, he was granted status as a notary and opened a practice in Mistassini that August.
Villeneuve was first elected at the Roberval riding in the 1953 general election then re-elected for one more term in 1957. He was defeated in the 1958 election by Jean-Noël Tremblay of the Progressive Conservative party. Villeneuve made two further unsuccessful attempts to win back Roberval in 1962 and 1965.
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