Gordon Lavergne

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Gordon Lavergne
Ontario MPP
In office
1954–1963
Preceded by Joseph Daniel Nault
Succeeded by Bert Lawrence
Constituency Russell
Personal details
Born April 1910
Vanier, Ontario
Died March 21, 1970(1970-03-21) (aged 59)
Vanier, Ontario
Political party Progressive Conservative
Spouse(s) Yvonne Goulet
Children 4
Profession Merchant

Gordon Lavergne (April 1910 – March 21, 1970) was an Ontario political figure. He represented Russell in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario as a Progressive Conservative from 1954 to 1963.

Background[edit]

He was born in Eastview, the son of Henry Lavergne. In 1935, he married Yvonne Goulet and they had four children. Lavergne was a merchant.

Politics[edit]

He served as mayor of Eastview (the name of Vanier, Ontario prior to 1969, from 1948 to 1960.

He was elected to the Ontario assembly in a 1954 by-election held after the death of Joseph Daniel Nault. He was defeated for the PC nomination, for the 1963 general election, by Bert Lawrence and Lavergne retired from politics. He died of an apparent heart attack in 1970.[1]

References[edit]

  • Histoire des Comtes Unis de Prescott et de Russell, L. Brault (1963)
  • Normandin, Pierre G., ed. The Canadian Parliamentary Guide. Ottawa, Normandin(1963)
  • Paquette, Léo. Vanier (Eastview) au temps des maires G.H.A. Collins 1928-1929-1930, David Langelier 1931-32. Ville de Vanier, 2001.
  • Quesnel, Albert. Nécrologies des pierres tombales du cimetière Notre-Dame d’Ottawa. Vanier, Les Éditions Quesnel de Fomblanche,1981-, Volume 7.
  • Sylvestre, Paul-François. Nos parlementaires. Ottawa, Les Éditions l’Interligne, second Edition, 1987.
  • The Ottawa Citizen, 5 December 1950, page 19.

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