Norbert Thériault

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L. Norbert Thériault
Senator for New Brunswick
In office
March 26, 1979 – February 16, 1996
Appointed by Pierre Trudeau
Member of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick
In office
Personal details
Born (1921-02-16)February 16, 1921
Eel River Bridge, New Brunswick
Died June 19, 2016(2016-06-19) (aged 95)
Political party New Brunswick Liberal Association

L. Norbert Thériault (February 16, 1921 – June 19, 2016) was a Canadian politician.

He was born in Eel River Bridge, New Brunswick, Canada. He represented Northumberland (1960–1974) and Baie-du-Vin (1974–1979) in the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, and was a provincial cabinet minister in New Brunswick in the 1960s. He was appointed to the Senate of Canada on March 26, 1979 on the advice of then-Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau, and served until his 75th birthday on February 16, 1996.

His son Camille Thériault also served a member of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, and was premier of New Brunswick from May 14, 1998 until June 21, 1999.

Thériault died on June 19, 2016.[1]


  1. ^ "Norbert Thériault, former New Brunswick senator, dead at age 95". CBC News. June 19, 2016. Retrieved 2016-06-20. 
Preceded by
Donald A. McLean
New Brunswick Liberal Party President
Succeeded by
Peter Seheult