Jean-Léo Rochon

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Jean-Léo Rochon
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Deux-Montagnes
In office
Preceded by Paul Sauvé
Succeeded by Paul Sauvé
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Laval
In office
June 1962 – June 1968
Preceded by Rodrigue Bourdages
Succeeded by Marcel-Claude Roy
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Ahuntsic
In office
June 1968 – September 1972
Succeeded by Jeanne Sauvé
Personal details
Born 3 July 1902
Saint-Augustin, Mirabel, Quebec
Died 21 June 1988(1988-06-21) (aged 85)
Montreal, Quebec
Political party Liberal
Spouse(s) Cécile Lalande (m. 3 July 1950)
Profession optometrist

Jean-Léo Rochon (3 July 1902 – 21 June 1988) was a Liberal party member of the Canadian House of Commons. He was born in Saint-Augustin, now a part of Mirabel and became an optometrist by career.

He was first elected in the 1935 Quebec general election as a Liberal party member of the short-lived 19th Legislative Assembly of Quebec from November 1935 to August 1936, but only served that one term as a provincial politician.

After several provincial and federal election defeats, Rochon won a House of Commons seat at the Laval riding in the 1962 general election. He was re-elected there in the 1963 and 1965 federal elections. For the 1968 federal election, Rochon was re-elected at the Ahuntsic electoral district. He served his final term in the 28th Canadian Parliament then left federal office in 1972 without campaigning for another term in the House of Commons.

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