Jean Damphousse

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Jean Damphousse
MNA for Maskinongé
In office
April 25, 2007 – November 5, 2008
Preceded by Francine Gaudet
Succeeded by Jean-Paul Diamond
Personal details
Born (1952-06-24) June 24, 1952 (age 64)
Saint-Paulin, Quebec
Political party Action démocratique du Québec
Coalition Avenir Quebec
Spouse(s) Sylvie Grenier

Jean Damphousse (born June 24, 1952 in Saint-Paulin, Quebec) is a politician from Quebec, Canada. He was an Action démocratique du Québec Member of the National Assembly for the electoral district of Maskinongé from 2007 to 2008.

Damphousse holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières and a master's degree in project management from the Université de Sherbrooke. He was the owner of several local firms in the Maskinongé and Saint-Ursule areas.

Before his election, he served as mayor of Sainte-Ursule as well as a councillor.[1] He also worked for the Chamber of Commerce of Louiseville, the Maskinongé Municipal Regional Counsel, and the Maskinongé health and social service center.

Damphousse was first elected in the 2007 election with 40% of the vote. Liberal incumbent Francine Gaudet finished second with 29% of the vote. Damphousse took office on April 12, 2007.[2]

In the 2012 election he ran unsuccessfully for the CAQ in Maskinongé.


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