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Paul Mercier (Bloc Québécois MP)

Paul Mercier (26 July 1924 – 7 August 2013) was a member of the House of Commons of Canada from 1993 to 2000. By career, he was a professor and businessman.

Paul Mercier
Member of Parliament for Blainville—Deux-Montagnes
In office
1993–1997
Preceded byMonique Landry
Succeeded byriding dissolved
Member of Parliament for Terrebonne—Blainville
In office
1997–2000
Preceded byfirst member
Succeeded byDiane Bourgeois
Mayor of Blainville, Quebec
In office
1977–1993
Preceded byAndré De Carufel
Succeeded byOnil Charron
Personal details
Born26 July 1924
Brussels, Belgium
Died7 August 2013(2013-08-07) (aged 89)
Political partyBloc Québécois

Born in Brussels, Belgium, he was elected in the Blainville—Deux-Montagnes electoral district under the Bloc Québécois party in the 1993 federal election. He was re-elected in Terrebonne—Blainville riding in the 1997 federal election. He served in the 35th and 36th Canadian Parliaments and left Canadian politics in 2000 without seeking a third term in Parliament.

From 1977 to 1993, Mercier served as Mayor of Blainville. He died 7 August 2013.[1]

Mercier served in the Belgian Army from 1944 to 1945.

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