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Maurice Bourget

Maurice Bourget, Canadian senator. Member Engineering Institute Canada, Professional Engineers Corporation Quebec; Member Liberal Party.

Background

  • Bourget, Maurice was born on October 20, 1907 in Lauzon, Quebec, Canada. Son of Philippe T. and Elmire (Gosselin) Bourget.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Ecole Polytech., Montreal, 1932.

    Career

    • Engaged as construction engineering, Quebec, Canada. Member Canadian House of Commons from Quebec Province, 1940-1962. Canadian delegate to United Nations, Paris, France, 1951.

      Parliamentary assistant to minister public works, 1953-1957. Delegate General Conference Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, London, England., 1961. Joint chairman Canadian delegation 7th meeting Canada-United States Interparliamentary Group, Washington, 1964.

      Member Canadian Senate, 1963-1980, speaker, 1963-1966. Called to Privy Council for Canada, 1966. Director l’Unique Insurance Company, Quebec City.

    Religion

    Denomination: Catholic

    Membership

    Member Engineering Institute Canada, Professional Engineers Corporation Quebec. Member Liberal Party. Clubs: Reform, Garrison.

    Connections

    • Married Marguerite Cleary, August 31, 1949. Children: Suzanne, Louise.
    • father: Philippe T. Bourget
    • mother: Elmire (Gosselin) Bourget
    • spouse: Marguerite Cleary
    • children: Suzanne Bourget
    • Louise Bourget
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    Born October 20, 1907
    Died January 28, 1980
    (aged 72)
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