Louis Bisson

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Louis Bisson, C.M., O.B.E., LL.B., was a Canadian aviator. He was born in 1909 in Hull, Quebec, Canada. He died on September 19, 1997.

He flew for the Royal Air Force Ferry Command during World War II.

Louis Bisson received the King's Commendation for Valuable Service in the Air on 11 June 1942.[1] He was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire on 1 January 1944.[2] He was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada on 23 June 1980.[3] He was inducted in the Québec Air and Space Hall of Fame on 21 October 2002.[4]

The Louis Bisson Bridge over the Rivière des Prairies is named after him.


  1. ^ London Gazette, 5 June 1942, p.32
  2. ^ London Gazette, 31 December 1943, p.1
  3. ^ Order of Canada citation
  4. ^ Fondation Aérovision Québec inc.

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