Paul Lucier

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The Hon.
Paul Lucier
Senator for Yukon
In office
1975–1999
Appointed by Pierre Trudeau
Succeeded by Ione Christensen
Mayor of Whitehorse, Yukon
In office
1974–1976
Preceded by Bert Wybrew
Succeeded by Ione Christensen
Personal details
Born (1930-07-29)July 29, 1930
LaSalle, Ontario
Died July 23, 1999(1999-07-23) (aged 68)
Penticton, British Columbia

Paul Lucier (July 29, 1930 – July 23, 1999) was a Canadian businessman and Senator.

Born in LaSalle, Ontario,[1] the son of Adolph Lucier and Claire Laframboise, he was appointed by Pierre Trudeau the first Senator representing the senatorial division of Yukon in 1975.[1] Sitting as a Liberal, he served until his death in 1999.[2]

On arrival in the Yukon, he served as a deckhand on the SS Klondike, one of the few still operating river steamers. He later also served as a city counillor for Whitehorse City Council in Whitehorse, Yukon for several years, including serving as mayor in 1974-75.[1]

He died in Penticton, British Columbia in 1999.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Whitehorse mayor first Yukon senator". The Globe and Mail, October 14, 1975.
  2. ^ a b "Yukon's first senator, Paul Lucier, dies". CBC News. July 25, 1999. 

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