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Guy Favreau

Canadian government official.

Guy Favreau, Canadian government official.

Background

Favreau, Guy was born on May 20, 1917 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Son of Leopold and Beatrice (Gagnon) Favreau.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University Montreal, 1937, Bachelor of Laws, 1940.

Career

Called to Quebec bar, 1940, Ontario bar, 1964, also created Queen’s counsel. Partner with Georges F. Reid in legal practice, 1942-1946. Partner firm Adam & Favreau, 1946-1952.

Lecturer law U. Montreal, 1951-1952. Lecturer civil law and procedure U. Ottawa, 1953-1960. Member Restrictive Trade Practices Commission, 1952, Royal Communications Patents, Copyright, Trademarks and Industrial Designs, 1954.

Associate deputy minister justice, 1955-1960. Member Parliament from Montreal-Papineau, since 1963. Minister citizenship and immigration, 1963-1964.

Minister justice, attorney general Canada, 1964-1965, president Privy Council, since 1965. Leader of Liberal Party for Quebec, since 1964. Register-general of Canada, 1966-1967.

Judge Superior Court, since 1967. Secretary, Royal Commission Operations Quebec Provincial Police, 1944. Secretary Montreal Bar, 1946.

Special counsel Special Joint Committee Senate and House of Commons on Combines Legislation, 1951. Legal counsel City Montreal, also City Outremont. Member permanent Arbitration Board to mediate disputes between City Montreal and Employees.

Member firm Howard, Cate, Ogilvy, Bishop, Cope, Porteous & Hansard, Montreal, 1963. President, Hospital Sainte Jeanne d’Arc. Board of directors Institute de Cardiologie de Montreal.

Works

  • Editor, La Revue Legale.

Membership

Member Restrictive Trade Practices Commission, 1952, Royal Communications Patents, Copyright, Trademarks and Industrial Designs, 1954. Member Parliament from Montreal-Papineau, since 1963. Member permanent Arbitration Board to mediate disputes between City Montreal and Employees.

Member firm Howard, Cate, Ogilvy, Bishop, Cope, Porteous & Hansard, Montreal, 1963. President, Hospital Sainte Jeanne d’Arc. Board of directors Institute de Cardiologie de Montreal.

Member Canadian Bar Association (editorial advising committee review). Clubs: de Reforme.

Connections

Married Francoise Laflamme, 1946. Children: Maurice, Jocelyne, Louis, Gilles.

father:
Leopold Favreau

mother:
Beatrice (Gagnon) Favreau

spouse:
Francoise Laflamme

children:
Maurice Favreau

Jocelyne Favreau

Louis Favreau

Gilles Favreau