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Thérèse LAVOIE-ROUX, Canadian Senator. Woman of Achievement, Montreal Young Women’s Christian Association, 1975; Edouard-Montpetit medal, 1987.


  • LAVOIE-ROUX, Thérèse was born on March 12, 1928 in Rivière-du-Loup.

  • Education

    • University of Montreal, Bachelor of Arts, 1984, Master of Arts, 1951.


    • Member, Quebec National Assembly, 1976, 1981, 1985. Minister of Health and Social Services, Bourassa Cabinet, 1985-1989. Professional career: social worker, Montreal Children's Hospital.

      Therapist; Prof, and Lecturer, University of Montreal. Board Member and Chairperson, Home Care Committee, Montreal Association, for the Mentally Retarded. Former Treasurer, Quebec Association, of Social Workers.

      Former Director, Institute Beausejour for Emotionally Disturbed Children. Former Director, Council on Social Work and American Association, on Mental Deficiency and Quebec Council for Exceptional Children. President, Catholic School Board of Montreal.


    Party affiliation: Progressive Conservatives


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    • spouse: Lucien LavoieRoux
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    Born March 12, 1928