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Lucien Cliche

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Preceded by  Jacques Miquelon
Political party  Liberal
Succeeded by  John Richard Hyde

Preceded by  Maurice Tellier
Succeeded by  Ronald Tetrault
Name  Lucien Cliche
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Born  August 4, 1916 Vallee-Jonction, Quebec (1916-08-04)
Died  June 2, 2005(2005-06-02) (aged 88) Val-d'Or, Quebec

Lucien Cliche (August 4, 1916 – June 2, 2005) was a lawyer and political figure in Quebec. He represented Abitibi-Est in the Legislative Assembly of Quebec and then the Quebec National Assembly from 1960 to 1970 as a Liberal. Cliche was Speaker of the Legislative Assembly from 1960 to 1961.

He was born in Vallée-Jonction, Quebec, the son of Vital Cliche and Anne-Marie Cloutier. Cliche was educated at the Séminaire de Québec and the Université Laval. He was called to the Quebec bar in 1940 and set up practice first in Vallée-Jonction and then in Val-d'Or. In 1960, he was named Queen's Counsel. Cliche was bâtonnier for the Abitibi-Témiscamingue bar. He also was recorder and then attorney for the town of Val D'Or, as well as serving on the municipal council for Val-d'Or. In 1954, with Alcide Courcy and Jean-Pierre Bonneville, he founded Le Progrès de Rouyn-Noranda. He served as president of the Chamber of Commerce for Val-d'Or-Bourlamaque.

He served in the Quebec cabinet as Minister of Municipal Affairs from 1961 to 1962 and Minister of Lands and Forests from 1962 to 1966.

Cliche was married twice: to Clara Morrison in 1943 and to Rose Lannan in 1971. He died in Val-d'Or at the age of 88. His wife died in 2007 aged 88.


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