Rosaire Gendron

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Rosaire Gendron
Mayor of Rivière-du-Loup
In office
Member of Parliament
for Rivière-du-Loup—Témiscouata
In office
Preceded by Philippe Gagnon
Succeeded by riding dissolved
Member of Parliament
for Kamouraska—Rivière-du-Loup
In office
Preceded by riding created
Succeeded by André Plourde
Personal details
Born (1920-10-19)19 October 1920
Saint-François-Xavier, Quebec
Died 5 July 1986(1986-07-05) (aged 65)
Political party Liberal
Spouse(s) Marie Thibault
m. 4 September 1948
Profession accountant

Rosaire Gendron (19 October 1920 – 5 July 1986) was a Liberal party member of the Canadian House of Commons. Born in Saint-François-Xavier, Quebec, he was a Chartered Accountant by career.

Gendron attended schools in Saint-François-Xavier, Sainte-Anne-de-la-Pocatiere, Saint-Victor, Lévis then Université Laval.[1]

After an unsuccessful attempt to win the Rivière-du-Loup—Témiscouata electoral district in the 1962 federal election, he won that riding in the 1963 election. Gendron was re-elected in the 1965, 1972, 1974, 1979 and 1980 elections. He left federal politics after serving six terms from the 27th to the 32nd Canadian Parliaments.

Between 1956 and 1968 he was mayor of Rivière-du-Loup, Quebec, also serving as president of the Union of Quebec Municipalities in 1964–1965.[1] He also served as executive vice-president for the Chamber of Commerce of Quebec at one time.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d Normandin, Pierre G (1979). Canadian Parliamentary Guide. 

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