Jean-Noël Tremblay

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Jean-Noël Tremblay
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Roberval
In office
Preceded by Georges Villeneuve
Succeeded by Charles-Arthur Gauthier
Member of the National Assembly of Quebec for Chicoutimi
In office
Preceded by Antonio Talbot
Succeeded by Marc-André Bédard
Personal details
Born (1926-06-07) June 7, 1926 (age 90)
Saint-André-du-Lac-Saint-Jean, Quebec
Political party Progressive Conservative
Other political
Union Nationale
Cabinet Provincial: Minister of Cultural Affairs (1966-1970)

Jean-Noël Tremblay, CM (born June 7, 1926) is a former Canadian politician, who made career at both the federal and the provincial levels.


He was born on June 7, 1926 in Saint-André-du-Lac-Saint-Jean, Quebec.

Member of Parliament[edit]

Tremblay was elected to the Canadian House of Commons in the 1958 election representing the Quebec riding of Roberval and was a member of the Progressive Conservative Party. He lost re-election in 1962, when for the first time the Social Credit Party made a significant breakthrough in Quebec.

Provincial Politics[edit]

He won a seat to the National Assembly of Quebec, representing Chicoutimi, in 1966 and was a member of the Union Nationale. From 1966 to 1970, Tremblay was the Minister of Cultural Affairs in the cabinets of Daniel Johnson, Sr and Jean-Jacques Bertrand. He was known in this period as a vocal Quebec nationalist.[1]

Tremblay supported Jean-Guy Cardinal over Jean-Jacques Bertrand during the party's leadership convention, held on June 21, 1969.

He was re-elected to the legislature in 1970, but was defeated in 1973.


In 1990, he was made a Member of the Order of Canada.

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Winnipeg Free Press, 5 February 1969, p. 1.