Léon-Denis Gérin

Léon-Denis Gérin (June 6, 1894 – April 1, 1975) was a politician Quebec, Canada and a three-term Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec (MLA).[1]

Léon-Denis Gérin
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Stanstead
In office
Preceded byRaymond-François Frégeau
Succeeded byGeorges Vaillancourt
Personal details
Born(1894-06-06)June 6, 1894
Sainte-Edwige-de-Clifton, Quebec
DiedApril 1, 1975(1975-04-01) (aged 80)
Coaticook, Quebec
Political partyUnion Nationale

Early lifeEdit

He was born on June 6, 1894 in Sainte-Edwidge-de-Clifton, Eastern Townships.

City politicsEdit

Gérin served as a city councillor from 1934 to 1935 and from 1942 to 1943 and as Mayor from 1944 to 1945 in Coaticook, Quebec.

Member of the legislatureEdit

He ran as a Union Nationale candidate in the provincial district of Stanstead in the 1948 provincial election and won. He was re-elected in the 1952 and 1956 elections.

Gérin was defeated in the 1960 election against Liberal candidate Georges Vaillancourt.


He died on April 1, 1975.


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