Robert Major

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Robert Benoit Major
Member of Parliament
for Argenteuil
In office
June 1968 – September 1972
Personal details
Born (1915-02-17)17 February 1915
Ottawa, Ontario
Died 7 August 1997(1997-08-07) (aged 82)
Saint-Lambert, Quebec
Political party Liberal
Spouse(s) Georgette Vien
(m. 7 Oct 1939)
Children Michel and Helene
Profession administrator

Robert Benoît Joseph Alberic Laurier Major (17 February 1915 – 7 August 1997) was a Liberal party member of the House of Commons of Canada. Born in Ottawa, Ontario, he was an administrator by career.

Elected Office[edit]

He was elected at the Argenteuil riding in the 1968 general election and served for only one term, the 28th Canadian Parliament, until 1972. Major did not participate in any further federal elections.

His father-in-law was Thomas Vien who also served as a Member of Parliament as a Senator.

He died at Saint-Lambert, Quebec in 1997. He was survived by his wife and two children.[1]


  1. ^ "Obituaries", The Ottawa Citizen, 9 March 1997, pg. C4

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