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Clément Vincent (May 18, 1931 – April 4, 2018) was a Canadian politician and a Member of the House of Commons of Canada.

Clément Vincent
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Nicolet—Yamaska
In office
1962–1966
Preceded byPaul Comtois
Succeeded byFlorian Côté
Member of the National Assembly of Quebec for Nicolet
In office
1966–1973
Preceded byGermain Hébert
Succeeded byDistrict abolished in 1972
Personal details
Born(1931-05-18)May 18, 1931
Sainte-Perpétue, Quebec
DiedApril 4, 2018(2018-04-04) (aged 86)
Drummondville, Quebec
Political partyProgressive Conservative
Other political
affiliations
Union Nationale
CabinetProvincial:
Minister of Agriculture and Colonization (1966-1970)

BackgroundEdit

He was born on May 18, 1931 in Sainte-Perpétue, Centre-du-Québec. He was a farmer and an entrepreneur.

MayorEdit

Vincent served as Mayor of Sainte-Perpétue from January 19, 1959 to January 11, 1961.

Member of ParliamentEdit

He successfully ran as a Progressive Conservative candidate for the district Nicolet—Yamaska in the 1962 federal election. He was re-elected in the 1963 and 1965 elections, but resigned in 1966 to enter provincial politics.[1]

Provincial politicsEdit

Vincent won a seat to the Legislative Assembly of Quebec in 1966 in the district of Nicolet. He supported the Union Nationale and was appointed to the Cabinet, serving as Minister of Agriculture and Colonization from 1966 to 1970. He was re-elected in the 1970 election, but was defeated in the district of Nicolet-Yamaska in the 1973 election.[2]

RetirementEdit

From 1978 to 1983, Vincent was employed by the Chief Electoral Officer of Quebec. Vincent died on 4 April 2018 at the age of 86.[3][4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Clément Vincent – Parliament of Canada biography
  2. ^ "Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec.
  3. ^ https://www.lecourriersud.com/lancien-ministre-clement-vincent-rend-lame/
  4. ^ https://www.lenouvelliste.ca/actualites/deces-de-lancien-depute-clement-vincent-47f1a07bd51633b37347381e2416eed2