Denis Hardy (politician)

Denis Hardy (27 January 1936 – 12 May 2016)[1][2] was a Canadian Liberal Quebec politician.

Denis Hardy
Member of the National Assembly of Quebec for Terrebonne
In office
Preceded byLionel Bertrand
Succeeded byHubert Murray
In office
Preceded byHubert Murray
Succeeded byÉlie Fallu
Vice President of the National Assembly of Quebec
In office
Preceded byRoland Théorêt
Succeeded byHarry Blank
Personal details
Born(1936-01-27)27 January 1936
Saint-Thérèse, Quebec
Died12 May 2016(2016-05-12) (aged 80)
Political partyLiberal

He was born in Sainte-Thérèse, Quebec to Hervé Hardy and Jeanne Lafleur. He studied law and political science at the University of Montreal and went on to practice law. He then became a professor of law and political science at Collège Lionel-Groulx.[1]

He was elected as the member of the National Assembly of Quebec for Terrebonne in 1965 and was defeated for re-election the next year. He was then elected to the same position in 1970 and 1973, serving from 1970 until 1976. He was the body's Vice President from 1970 until 1973.[1][3]

Hardy married Rosemère Caron in 1969. After retiring, he held many civic positions and practiced law with the firm of Duquette and Hardy.[1]


  1. Profile, Quebec Assembly Archived 2016-06-05 at the Wayback Machine (in French)
  2. Benoît Bilodeau (30 May 2016). "Décès et funérailles de l'ex-député Denis Hardy". Nord Info et Voix des Mille-Iles. (in French)
  3. Vice-présidents depuis 1909 (in French)
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