Allan Koury (22 November 1930 – 5 September 2004) was a member of the House of Commons of Canada from 1988 to 1993. He was proprietor of business Mercerie Allan for 55 years, and created the Societes d'initiatives et de développement d'arteres commerciales (SIDAC), an association dedicated to commercial development.

Allan Koury
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Hochelaga—Maisonneuve
In office
1988–1993
Preceded byÉdouard Desrosiers
Succeeded byRéal Ménard
Personal details
Born(1930-11-22)22 November 1930
Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, Quebec
Died5 September 2004(2004-09-05) (aged 73)
Political partyProgressive Conservative

Koury was born in Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, Quebec.

He was elected in the 1988 federal election at the Hochelaga—Maisonneuve electoral district for the Progressive Conservative party. He served in the 34th Canadian Parliament after which he was defeated by Bloc Québécois candidate Réal Ménard in the 1993 federal election.

Electoral record (partial)Edit

1988 Canadian federal election: Hochelaga—Maisonneuve
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     Progressive Conservative Allan Koury 16,246 39.25 $41,169
Liberal Serge Laprade 14,168 34.23 $30,456
New Democratic Gaétan Nadeau 8,583 20.74 $43,353
Rhinoceros Marie Chou Chou Chouinard 1,196 2.89 $0
Green Marius Henry 800 1.93 $519
     N/A (Marxist-Leninist) Christiane Robidoux 159 0.38 $130
Commonwealth of Canada Sylvain Labelle 122 0.29 $0
Communist Montserrat Escola 114 0.28 $1,263
Total valid votes 41,388 100.00
Total rejected ballots 954
Turnout 42,342 69.14
Electors on the lists 61,240

Sources: Report of the Chief Electoral Officer, Thirty-fourth General Election, 1988; Report of the Chief Electoral Officer Respecting Election Expenses, 1988.

External linksEdit

  • Allan Koury – Parliament of Canada biography
  • "Political Passages" (PDF). Beyond the Hill. Canadian Association of Former Parliamentarians. Winter 2005. p. 20. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 March 2007. Retrieved 2 December 2006.