Laval University (Licentiate of Laws, 1937). Member, House of Commons, 19451947. Parliamentary Assistant Postmaster General, 1951-1953.\r\nParliamentary Assistant Minister of Transport, 1953-1957.
Appointed to Canadian Senate, July, 1966.
Born in Ste-Anne-des-Monts, Quebec, he was a lawyer specializing in maritime law. During World World War II, he served in the Royal Canadian Navy as a lieutenant commander. In 1940, he was defeated when he ran as an Independent Liberal in the riding of Gaspé, Quebec.\r\nAfter the war, he was elected in 1945 as a Liberal.
He was re-elected in 1949 and 1953. He was defeated in 1957.\r\nFrom 1951 to 1953, he was the Parliamentary Assistant to the Postmaster General. From 1953 to 1957, he was the Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Transport.
In 1966, he was appointed to the Senate representing the senatorial division of Grandville, Quebec.\r\nFrom 1974 to 1979, he was the Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate. In 1979, he was the Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the Senate. He retired on his 75th birthday in 1988.
Quebec and Canadian Bar Associations. Canadian Maritime Law Association. International Parliamentary Union.\r\nCommonwealth Parliamentary Association (Canadian Branch).
Canadian North Atlantic Treaty Organization Parliamentary Association. Canadian Legion; Royal Canadian Naval Sailing Association [Lieutenant Commander, R.C.N.R., active duty, 1940-1946.\r\nMaster Mariner deep sea].