Mario Beaulieu (Canadian senator)
|Senator for De la Durantaye, Quebec|
|Preceded by||Jean Bazin|
|Succeeded by||Lise Bacon|
|Member of the National Assembly of Quebec for Dorion|
|Preceded by||François Aquin|
|Succeeded by||Alfred Bossé|
February 1, 1930|
Plantagenet, Ontario, Canada
|Died||October 12, 1998
Saint-Sauveur, Quebec, Canada
|Political party||Progressive Conservative|
He ran unsuccessfully for the National Assembly of Quebec as a Union Nationale candidate for the riding of Montréal-Laurier in 1962. In 1966, he was the President of the Union Nationale's electoral campaign and was the Chief of Staff to Premier Daniel Johnson and Deputy Minister of Executive Council from 1966 to 1968. In 1968, he was the General Director of the Union Nationale.
He was elected in a March 1969 by-election in the riding of Dorion and was appointed Minister of Immigration in Jean-Jacques Bertrand's cabinet, in which he served until 1970. From 1969 to 1970, he was the Minister of Finance. He was defeated in the 1970 election. He ran unsuccessfully in 1971 for the leadership of the Union Nationale, placing third, behind victor Gabriel Loubier and Marcel Masse. In 1971, he published a book, La victoire du Québec.
In 1984, he was Vice-President of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada's Quebec campaign and Chairman of the electoral campaign in 1988.
In 1990, he was appointed to the Senate representing the senatorial division of De la Durantaye, Quebec. A Progressive Conservative, he resigned in June 1994.
- "Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec.
- Canadian Who's Who 1997. University of Toronto Press.
- Mario Beaulieu (Canadian senator) – Parliament of Canada biography