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Antonio Yanakis (6 July 1922 – 21 November 1997) was a Liberal party member of the House of Commons of Canada. He was born in Montreal, Quebec and became an industrialist by career after receiving a Bachelor of Commerce at McGill University in Montreal.

He represented the Quebec riding of Berthier—Maskinongé—delanaudière, later Berthier then Berthier—Maskinongé, since winning a seat in the 1965 federal election. Yanakis was re-elected in 1968, 1972, 1974, 1979 and 1980.

Yanakis was defeated in the 1984 federal election by Robert de Cotret of the Progressive Conservative party. He made another unsuccessful bid to unseat de Cotret in the 1988 election as an independent candidate.

External linksEdit

  • Antonio Yanakis – Parliament of Canada biography
  • "House of Commons Debates (Hansard)". Parliament of Canada. 11 December 1997. Retrieved 15 July 2007. Parliamentary tribute to Yanakis.
Parliament of Canada
Preceded by
Rémi Paul
Member of Parliament for Berthier—Maskinongé—delanaudière
Succeeded by
The electoral district was abolished in 1966.
Preceded by
The electoral district was created in 1966.
Member of Parliament for Berthier
Succeeded by
The electoral district changed name to Berthier—Maskinongé in 1975.
Preceded by
The electoral district changed name from Berthier in 1975.
Member of Parliament for Berthier—Maskinongé
Succeeded by
The electoral district changed name to Berthier—Maskinongé—Lanaudière in 1980.