|Died||December 28, 2017(aged 77)|
|Alma mater||Université de Montréal|
Member of the legislature
Alongside caucus colleague Claude Charron, he was one of the first two known gay members of the National Assembly. Neither man was out to the general public during his time in politics, although both were out among their colleagues in the assembly.
In 1976, Joron was appointed to Premier René Lévesque's Cabinet. He served as Minister responsible for Energy until 1979 and Minister of Cooperatives and Financial Institutions from 1979 to 1980. Joron resigned his seat and retired from politics in 1981.
- "Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec.
- Alexandre Duval, Les députés homosexuels de l’Assemblée nationale de 1977 à 2002: un facteur dans l’atteinte de l’égalité juridique des gais et des lesbiennes du Québec?. Fondation Jean-Charles-Bonenfant, June 2014.
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Jean-Marie Beauregard (Liberal)
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