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Thomas-Henri Lefebvre (23 May 1927 – 20 November 1992) was a Liberal party member of the House of Commons of Canada. He was born in North Bay, Ontario and became a garage owner and operator by career.[1]

The Hon.

Thomas Lefebvre
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Pontiac—Témiscamingue
In office
1965–1968
Preceded byPaul Martineau
Succeeded byDistrict was abolished in 1966
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Pontiac (Pontiac—Gatineau—Labelle after 1978)
In office
1968–1984
Preceded byRiding created in 1966
Succeeded byBarry Moore
Senator for De Lanaudière, Quebec
In office
1984–1992
Appointed byJohn Turner
Preceded bySarto Fournier
Succeeded byPaul Massicotte
Personal details
Born(1927-05-23)23 May 1927
North Bay, Ontario, Canada
Died20 November 1992(1992-11-20) (aged 65)
Political partyLiberal
PortfolioParliamentary Secretary to the President of the Treasury Board (1977-1979)

The son of Jean-Charles Lefebvre and Clarilda Provost, he was educated in North Bay and established himself in business in Témiscamingue, Quebec. In 1951, he married Léatrice-Lucille Vaillancourt.[2] Lefebvre served on the town council for Témiscamingue from 1961 to 1965. He was elected at Quebec's Pontiac—Témiscamingue electoral district in the 1965 federal election. He was re-elected in the 1972, 1974, 1979 and 1980 federal elections as the riding changed names to Pontiac and Pontiac—Gatineau—Labelle.[1]

Lefebvre served six consecutive terms in the 27th through 32nd Canadian Parliaments until becoming a Senator of the De Lanaudière division in 1984.[1] He remained a member of the Canadian Senate until his death in 1992 of cancer.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Thomas Lefebvre – Parliament of Canada biography
  2. ^ Johnson, J.K. (1968). The Canadian Directory of Parliament 1867-1967. Public Archives of Canada.
  3. ^ "Senator Tom Lefebvre, 65". The Gazette. 21 November 1992. p. H9.