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|22nd Lieutenant Governor of Quebec|
February 22, 1966 – April 27, 1978
|Governor General||Georges Vanier|
Daniel Johnson, Sr.
Jean Jacques Bertrand
|Preceded by||Paul Comtois|
|Succeeded by||Jean-Pierre Côté|
|Member of the Canadian Parliament|
March 26, 1940 – June 10, 1957
|Preceded by||Joseph-Napoléon Francoeur|
|Succeeded by||Raymond O'Hurley|
|Born||March 3, 1911|
|Died||November 13, 1982 (aged 71)|
|Relations||Ernest Lapointe, father|
|Cabinet||Postmaster General (1955–1957)|
Minister of Veterans Affairs (1950–1957)
Solicitor General of Canada (1949–1950)
|Portfolio||Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of National Defence (1945–1949)|
Parliamentary Assistant to the Secretary of State for External Affairs (1949)
Life and career
Born in Rivière-du-Loup, Quebec, the son of the Canadian Member of Parliament Ernest Lapointe and Emma Pratte, he studied at the University of Ottawa and Université Laval. He was admitted to the Quebec Bar in 1935. He practised law from 1936 to 1961. He served during World War II and achieved the rank of lieutenant colonel.
In 1979, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada.
He was married to Marie-Lucette Valin.
- Hugues Lapointe at Assemblée nationale du Québec (in French)
- Hugues Lapointe – Parliament of Canada biography