Jean Leclerc (politician)

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Jean Leclerc
Member of the National Assembly of Quebec for Taschereau
In office
Preceded byRichard Guay
Succeeded byAndré Gaulin
Personal details
Born (1958-05-28) May 28, 1958 (age 60)
Quebec City, Quebec
Political partyLiberal

Jean Leclerc, CQ (born May 28, 1958) is a Canadian businessman and former politician.

Born in Quebec City, Quebec, the son of Jean-Robert Leclerc and Suzanne Lajeunesse, Leclerc received a Bachelor's degree from Université Laval in 1977. In 1977, he started working at Biscuits Leclerc, a cookie and snack manufacturer founded in 1905 by François Leclerc (Jean Leclerc’s great-grandfather). In 1985, he was elected to the National Assembly of Quebec for Taschereau. A Liberal, he was re-elected in 1989. He did not run in 1994. He was Minister of government services, vice-president of the Treasury Board, and Minister responsible for the Quebec City region.[1]

In 1995, he re-joined his family firm as a Vice-President. In 2003, he was appointed president and CEO. In 2006, he was Chairman of the Quebec City 400th Anniversary Society.[1]

In 2009, he was made a Knight of the National Order of Quebec.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec.