Gérard Lamy (May 2, 1919 – October 26, 2016) was a Canadian Social Credit Party politician. He served as a Member of the House of Commons of Canada from 1962 to 1963.[3][4]

Gérard Lamy
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Saint-Maurice—Laflèche
In office
1962–1963
Preceded byJoseph-Adolphe Richard
Succeeded byJean Chrétien
Personal details
BornMay 2, 1919
Grand-Mère, Quebec
DiedOctober 26, 2016(2016-10-26) (aged 97)
Trois-Rivières, Quebec
Political partySocial Credit Party of Canada
Ralliement créditiste du Québec
Progressive Conservative Party of Canada
Spouse(s)Simone Bellemare
(m. 25 Mar 1940 – 16 Jan 2009; her death)[1][2]
Professioncontractor

Early lifeEdit

He was born on May 2, 1919 in Grand-Mère, Quebec and was a contractor before running for office.

Member of ParliamentEdit

Lamy successfully ran as a Social Credit Party of Canada candidate for the district of Saint-Maurice—Laflèche in the 1962 federal election, against Liberal incumbent J.A. Richard.

He was among twenty-six Social Credit members from Quebec who were elected for the first time that year.

He lost his re-election bid in the 1963 federal election, against Liberal and future prime minister, Jean Chrétien.

Attempts to make a political comebackEdit

He also ran as a Ralliement créditiste du Québec candidate in the 1970 provincial election in the district of Saint-Maurice and as a Progressive Conservative candidate in the district of Champlain in the 1979 federal election, but was each time defeated.

Lamy did not run again after 1979.

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ Public Archives of Canada; Johnson, J.K. (1968). The Canadian Directory of Parliament: 1867-1967. Queen's Printer. Retrieved 2015-04-13.
  2. ^ "federationgenealogie". federationgenealogie.qc.ca. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2015-04-13.
  3. ^ Gérard Lamy – Parliament of Canada biography
  4. ^ http://necrocanada.com/deces/lamy-gerard-1919-2016/#.WBNoD_RQW9I