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Bertrand, Jean Jacques

Born: 1916 AD
Died: 1973 AD
Nationality: Canadian
Categories: Politician

1916 – Born on the 20th of June.

1948 – Bertrand served as Member of the Legislative Assembly for the District of Missisquoi.

1958 – He served as Minister of Lands and Forestry  and briefly as Minister of Youth and Social Welfare.

1960 – The Union Nationale lost the provincial election.

1961 – Bertrand tried to become leader of the Union Nationale, but was defeated by his colleague Daniel Johnson, Sr., the MLA for the district of Bagot.

1966 – The Union Nationale was put back in office and Premier Daniel Johnson, Sr. appointed Bertrand to his Cabinet.

1967 – Bertrand served both as Education Minister.

1968 – Minister of Justice until Johnson’s sudden death from a heart attack.

1970 – Served as Premier of Quebec, Canada.

1973 – Died on the 22nd of February.