Student, Sacred Heart Seminary, Halifax, Nova Scoti, 1944-1946; Bachelor, Laval U., Quebec, Canada, 1947; honorary doctorate, St. Anne U., Nova Scoti, 1977; honorary doctorate, St. Thomas U., Fredricton, N.B., 1981; honorary doctorate, U. Moncton, N.B., 1987; honorary doctorate, Mount Allison U., N.B., 1993.
With, Acadian Cooperative Movement, 1948-1963;
vice president Caisse populaire de St. Anselme, Acadian Cooperative Movement, 1961-1963;
with, Assumption Mutual Life Assurance Company, 1950-1987;
president, chief Executive officer, chairman of the executive committee, Assumption Mutual Life Assurance Company, 1969-1980;
Chairman of the Board, chief Executive officer, Assumption Mutual Life Assurance Company, 1975-1980;
Chairman of the Board, Assumption Mutual Life Assurance Company, 1980-1987;
president, U. Moncton, N.B., 1980-1985;
lieutenant governor New Brunswick, Fredricton, since 1987. President Union des Mutuelles-Vie françaises, 1963-1964. Member N.B. Research and Productivity Council, 1966-1972.
Member N.B. Higher Education Commission, 1971-1974, Economics Council Canada, 1973-1976, Lebel Commission, 1974-1975, Maritimes Provinces Higher Education Commission, 1974-1977, Economics Study Committee Federation des francophones Hors-Quebec, 1979-1981, N.B. Development Institute, 1979-1982. Director Institute Acadian Cooperative Movement, 1978-1980. Member retirement plan committee Provincial Bank Canada, 1980-1986.
Board directors, member retirement plan committee National BankCan., 1980-1986, auditing committee, 1986-1987. Founding chairman Economics Council N.B., 1980-1982. President Atlantic Enterprise Program, 1986-1987.
Advising committee Fondation Donatien Frémont, Inc., 1986-1987.
Chairman board of trustees St. Anselme School, 1958-1964. Board of Governors U. Moncton, 1965-1971, member executive and finance committees, 1965-1971. Chairman of the Board Doctor Georges L. Dumont Hospital, 1971-1987.
Board directors Villa Providence, Shediac, N.B., 1972-1987, Villa Heritage, Moncton, 1972-1987. Chairman of the Board Assumption Place Ltd., 1972-1980, 85-87. Honorary president Atlantic Boy Scouts Association, 1975-1985.
Mem.com. to establish training institute for N.B. francophones, 1977-1978. Co-chairman Task Force on Amateur Sport in N.B., 1979-1981. President organizing com.Le Matin, 1982-1985.
Trustee Les Presses francophones N.B., 1984-1987. Diocesan president Ligue du Sacré-Coeur, 1958-1960.
Married Jeannine Boudreau, September 8, 1948. Children: Louise, Marthe, Yvette, Suzanne, Thérése, Pierre, Céline, Jacques, Jean.