Paul Dozois

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Paul Dozois
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Montréal–Saint-Jacques
In office
Preceded by Omer Côté
Succeeded by District was abolished in 1965
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Saint-Jacques
In office
Preceded by District was abolished in 1965
Succeeded by Jean Cournoyer
Personal details
Born (1908-05-23)May 23, 1908
Montreal, Quebec
Died July 2, 1984(1984-07-02) (aged 76)
Portland, Maine
Resting place Notre Dame des Neiges Cemetery
Political party Union Nationale

Paul Dozois (May 23, 1908 – July 2, 1984) was a Canadian politician. He was a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec and a City Councillor in Montreal, Quebec.[1]

He was born in Montreal on May 23, 1908 and was an insurance agent.

City Councillor[edit]

Dozois was appointed to the City Council by the Jeune Chambre de commerce de Montréal (Young Chamber of Commerce) and served from 1942 to 1956. He was a Member of Montreal's Executive Committee from 1947 to 1956.

Member of the legislature[edit]

He successfully ran as a Union Nationale candidate in the district of Montréal–Saint-Jacques in 1956 and was re-elected in 1960, 1962 and 1966.

He served as Minister of Municipal Affairs from 1956 to 1960 and from 1966 to 1967, as well as Minister of Finance from 1966 to 1969.

Retirement from Politics[edit]

He retired from political life and relinquished his seat in 1969 to accept a position on the board of administration of Hydro-Québec. He was succeeded in his riding by Jean Cournoyer.


Dozois died on July 2, 1984.


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