Raymond Setlakwe

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Raymond C. Setlakwe
Senator for The Laurentides
In office
20 June 2000 – 3 July 2003
Appointed byJean Chrétien
Preceded byArthur Tremblay
Succeeded byMadeleine Plamondon
Personal details
Born (1928-07-03) July 3, 1928 (age 90)
Thetford Mines, Quebec
Political partyLiberal

Raymond C. Setlakwe, CM (born 3 July 1928) is a Canadian entrepreneur, lawyer, and former senator.


Born in Thetford Mines, Quebec, of Armenian descent, Setlakwe received a Bachelor of Arts from Bishop's University and an L.L.L from Université Laval. He was summoned to the Senate in 2000 on the advice of Jean Chrétien and represented the senatorial division of The Laurentides, Quebec. He was a member of the Liberal caucus and retired at the age of 75 in 2003. In 1996, he was made a Member of the Order of Canada. On 4 June 2016, the Lieutenant Governor of Quebec, J. Michel Doyon, presented Setlakwe with the prestigious ‘Outstanding Merit” medal, due to his professional background and his extensive involvement in various social causes in the Thetford area.[1]


  1. ^ "Lieutenant Governor Medals Presented". Courrier Frontenac. July 12, 2016. Retrieved February 23, 2017.

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