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Fernand Lizotte

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Preceded by  Adelard Godbout
Role  Politician
Preceded by  Andre Rousseau
Died  August 28, 1996

Political party  Union Nationale
Party  Union Nationale
Name  Fernand Lizotte
Succeeded by  Andre Rousseau
Fernand Lizotte Fernand Lizotte Harmonia
Born  March 4, 1904 Levis, Quebec (1904-03-04)

Fernand Lizotte (March 4, 1904 – August 28, 1996) was a Canadian politician and a five-term Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec.

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Background

He was born on March 4, 1904 in Lévis, Chaudière-Appalaches and became a physician. He was an Action libérale nationale activist in the 1930s.

Federal politics

He ran as a Reconstruction candidate in the federal district of Montmagny—L'Islet in the 1935 election and finished a distant third.

Member of the provincial legislature

Lizotte ran as an Union Nationale candidate in the 1948 election in the provincial district of L'Islet and defeated Liberal incumbent and Premier Adélard Godbout. He was re-elected in the 1952 and 1956 elections. He did not run for re-election in the 1960 election.

He ran in the 1962 election and won against Liberal incumbent André Rousseau. He served as Deputy House Whip from 1963 to 1966. Lizotte was re-elected in the 1966 election.

Cabinet Member

He was appointed to the Cabinet in 1966. He served as Minister of Communications until 1970 and as Minister of Transportation until his defeat in the 1970 election against Liberal candidate Julien Giasson.

Death

Lizotte died on August 28, 1996.

References

Fernand Lizotte Wikipedia


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