Antonio Flamand

Antonio Flamand (born June 28, 1933) was a nationalist politician in Quebec, Canada.

Antonio Flamand
Member of the National Assembly of Quebec for Rouyn-Noranda
In office
1966–1970
Preceded byEdgar Turpin
Succeeded byCamil Samson
Personal details
Born (1933-06-28) June 28, 1933 (age 88)
Saint-Honoré, Quebec, Canada
Political partyUnion Nationale

BackgroundEdit

He was born on June 28, 1933, in Saint-Honoré, Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean. He moved to Rouyn-Noranda and made career in accounting and education.

Member of the legislatureEdit

Flamand won a seat to the National Assembly of Quebec in 1966 in the district of Rouyn-Noranda and was a member of the Union Nationale. In 1969 though, he left his party and sat as an Independent to protest against the passage of Bill 63. He did not run for re-election in 1970.

City politics and retirementEdit

He served as a city councillor in Rouyn from 1971 to 1973.

Flamand ran as a Parti Québécois candidate in 1973, but lost against Ralliement créditiste Leader Camil Samson.

External linksEdit

  • "Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec.