Patrice Tardif (politician)

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Patrice Tardif
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Tardif in 1947
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Frontenac
In office
Preceded byHenri-Louis Gagnon
Succeeded byHenri-Louis Gagnon
In office
Preceded byHenri-Louis Gagnon
Succeeded byGérard Noel
Member of the Legislative Council of Quebec for De la Vallière
In office
Preceded byErnest Ouellet
Succeeded byInstitution abolished in 1968
Personal details
Born(1904-06-17)June 17, 1904
Saint-Méthode-de-Frontenac, Quebec
DiedMay 1, 1989(1989-05-01) (aged 84)
Quebec City, Quebec
Political partyUnion Nationale

Patrice Tardif (June 17, 1904 – May 1, 1989) was a politician Quebec, Canada and a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec (MLA).[1]

Early life[edit]

He was born on June 17, 1904 in Saint-Méthode-de-Frontenac and became a farmer.

Member of the legislature[edit]

He ran as an Action libérale nationale candidate in the district of Frontenac in the 1935 provincial election and won. Tardif joined Maurice Duplessis's Union Nationale and was re-elected in 1936, but was defeated by Liberal candidate Henri-Louis Gagnon in 1939.


Tardif served as Mayor of Saint-Méthode from 1939 to 1947.

Cabinet Member[edit]

Tardif was re-elected in 1944 and became Minister without Portfolio. He was re-elected in 1948, but was defeated in 1952.

Legislative Councillor[edit]

He was appointed to the Legislative Council of Quebec in 1952 and represented the division of De la Vallière until the institution was abolished in 1968.


He died on May 1, 1989.


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