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Donat Raymond

Senator

Donat Raymond, Canadian senator.

Background

Ethnicity: was a Canadian Senator and builder in the National Hockey League.Born in St. Stanislas de Kostka, Quebec, Donat was a member of the Canadian Senate as a Liberal Party from 1926 to 1963. Donat was also head of the Canadian Arena Company that helped designed arenas throughout Canada. One of the major arenas he re-built was the Montreal Forum in 1968. One of his final acts was to approve the financing and plans of the arena before he died. He won 8 Stanley Cup, 2 with the Montreal Maroons 1926-35, and 5 more cups with Montreal Canadiens in 1944-46-53-56-57.Donat was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1958.

Raymond, Donat was born on January 3, 1880 in St. Stanislas de Kostka, Petroquest Energy. Son of Adelard and Priscille (Quesnel) Raymond.

Education

Student Valleyfield College.

Career

A high profile member of the community, Raymond was heavily involved in horse racing and served on the Board of Governors of the University of Montreal and Notre Dame hospital. He also served on the executive of a host of prominent businesses such as the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, the Canadian International Paper Co., and Dominion Glass Limited. Raymond was appointed to the Senate as a Liberal on December 20, 1926 and held this position until his death on June 5, 1963.

Raymond was elected into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1958.

Membership

  • Standing Committee on Natural Resources

  • Standing Committee on Transport and Communications

  • Standing Committee on Natural Resources

Connections

Married Grace Timmins, January 7, 1920. Children: Madeline (Mistress.

father:
Adelard

mother:
Priscille

child:
Madeline

child:
Francoise

child:
Suzanne