Jean-Paul Deschatelets

Jean-Paul Deschatelets, PC (October 9, 1912 December 11, 1986) was a Canadian parliamentarian.

The Hon.

Jean-Paul Deschatelets
Senator for Lauzon, Quebec
In office
February 24, 1966  January 10, 1986
Appointed byLester B. Pearson
Preceded byLéonard Tremblay
Succeeded byMichel Cogger
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Maisonneuve—Rosemont
In office
Preceded bySarto Fournier
Succeeded byJ. Antonio Thomas
Personal details
Born(1912-10-09)October 9, 1912
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
DiedDecember 11, 1986(1986-12-11) (aged 74)
Political partyLiberal
CabinetMinister of Public Works (1963–1965)
PortfolioSpeaker of the Senate (1968–1972)

Born in Montreal, Quebec, he was first elected to the House of Commons of Canada in 1953 as a Liberal Member of Parliament for the riding of Maisonneuve—Rosemont. He was re-elected in 1957, 1958, 1962, and 1963. He was Minister of Public Works from 1963 to 1965.

In 1966, he was appointed to the Senate representing the senatorial division of Lauzon, Quebec. He resigned in January 1986. He was the Speaker of the Senate of Canada from 1968 to 1972.


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