Rhéal Bélisle

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Rhéal Bélisle
Senator
In office
1963–1992
Nominated by John Diefenbaker
Appointed by Georges Vanier
Ontario MPP
In office
1955–1963
Preceded by New riding
Succeeded by Gaston Demers
Constituency Nickel Belt
Personal details
Born (1919-07-03)July 3, 1919
Died November 3, 1992(1992-11-03) (aged 73)
Sudbury, Ontario
Political party Progressive Conservative
Occupation Farmer

Rhéal Bélisle (July 3, 1919 – November 3, 1992) was a politician in Ontario, Canada. He was a Progressive Conservative member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1955 to 1963 who represented the northern Ontario riding of Nickel Belt. From 1963 to 1992 he was a member of the Senate.

Born in Blezard Valley, Bélisle worked as a farmer and businessman before entering politics.

He left the provincial legislature in 1963, when he was appointed to the Senate of Canada by John Diefenbaker. He served in the Senate until his death in 1992. From 1991 until his death, he was speaker pro tempore of the Senate.

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