Élie Fallu

Élie Fallu (born March 2, 1932) is a politician in the Canadian province of Quebec, who was a two-term member of the National Assembly of Quebec, representing the district of Terrebonne in 1976-1981 and the district of Groulx in 1981-1985. He is a member of the Parti Québécois.

Élie Fallu
Mayor of Sainte-Thérèse
In office
1987–2005
MNA for Groulx
In office
1981–1985
Preceded byDistrict created
Succeeded byMadeleine Bleau
MNA for Terrebonne
In office
1976–1981
Preceded byDenis Hardy
Succeeded byYves Blais
Personal details
Born (1932-03-02) March 2, 1932
Nouvelle, Quebec
Political partyParti Québécois Progressive Conservative

He was born in 1932 in the Gaspésie area to a farming household, attended University of Ottawa, Université de Montréal, Université Laval, University of Sorbonne and holds a PhD in History.

He was a card-carrying member of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada in 1957 and 1958.

He ran for a seat in the Parliament of Quebec in 1976, against Liberal incumbent Denis Hardy and won with 51% of the vote. He was re-elected in a two-way race in 1981 with 57% of the vote, but was narrowly defeated in 1985, with 47% of the vote, against Liberal candidate Madeleine Bleau.

Fallu served as a cabinet member in the administrations of Premiers René Lévesque and Pierre-Marc Johnson.

He also was mayor of Sainte-Thérèse, Quebec from 1987 until 2005.

References

    • "Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec.


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