Léon Raymond

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Léon Raymond
7th Clerk of the House of Commons
In office
1949–1967
Preceded by Arthur Beauchesne
Succeeded by Alistair Fraser
Member of Parliament
In office
June 1949 – August 1949
Preceded by new constituency
Succeeded by Joseph-Célestin Nadon
Constituency Gatineau
In office
June 1945 – June 1949
Preceded by Rodolphe Leduc
Succeeded by constituency dissolved
Constituency Wright
Mayor of Maniwaki
In office
1941–1942
Personal details
Born (1901-07-30)30 July 1901
Napierville, Quebec
Died 24 August 1993(1993-08-24) (aged 92)[1]
Political party Liberal
Alma mater Université de Montréal
Profession Civil law notary

Léon-Joseph Raymond (30 July 1901 – 24 August 1993) was a Canadian politician, serving as mayor of Maniwaki, Quebec in 1941 and 1942 and as a Liberal party member of the Canadian House of Commons from 1945 to 1949.[2]

Raymond was born at Napierville, Quebec and was educated at Saint-Remi College, the Joliette Seminary and at the University of Montreal where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree. He became a notary and from 1941 to 1945 served as vice-president of the Chambers of Commerce Unionm and from 1938 to 1945 as President of the school commission of Maniwaki.[2]

He married Clementine Péclet on 1 July 1930.[2]

He was first elected to Parliament at the Wright riding in the 1945 general election. With riding boundary changes, Raymond entered the 1949 federal election at the new Gatineau riding and won the seat. He was appointed Clerk of the House of Commons on 5 August 1949 and resigned his seat in Parliament.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Léon-J. Raymond". Le Centre régional d'archives de l'Outaouais. Retrieved 2009-07-23. 
  2. ^ a b c Normandin, Pierre G. (1952). The Canadian Parliamentary Guide. 

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