Roland Giroux

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Roland Giroux
Born (1913-01-15)15 January 1913
Died 4 November 1991(1991-11-04) (aged 78)
Nationality  Canada
Known for Chair, Quebec Hydro-Electric Commission
Spouse(s) Yvette Blain
Awards Order of Canada

Roland Giroux, CC (15 January 1913 – 4 November 1991) was from 1969 to 1977 the Chairman of the Quebec Hydro-Electric Commission (today known generally as Hydro-Québec).

He is a member of the Order of Canada, first becoming an Officer on June 1972 then on July 1977 was promoted as a Companion, the highest rank within the order.

Giroux died of a heart attack in Quebec at age 78 leaving his wife Yvette Blain and three children.[1]


  1. ^ "Funeral to be held today for Giroux". Montreal Gazette. 6 November 1991. pp. B4. 

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