Jean-Marie Poitras

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The Hon.
Jean-Marie Poitras
Senator for De Salaberry, Quebec
In office
September 26, 1988 – May 25, 1993
Appointed by Brian Mulroney
Preceded by Yvette Boucher Rousseau
Succeeded by Pierre Claude Nolin
Personal details
Born (1918-09-05)September 5, 1918
Macamic, Quebec
Died February 27, 2009(2009-02-27) (aged 90)
Quebec City, Quebec
Political party Progressive Conservative
Committees Chairman, Standing Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce (1991–1993)

Jean-Marie Poitras, OC OQ (September 5, 1918 – February 27, 2009) was a Canadian senator.


Born in Macamic, Quebec, he was appointed to the Senate in 1988 representing the senatorial division of De Salaberry, Quebec. He resigned on May 25, 1993, just short of his 75th birthday and mandatory retirement. He was a member of the Progressive Conservative caucus.

In 1970, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada for his work with Scouts Canada. In 1994, he was made an Officer of the National Order of Quebec.

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