Jean-Noël Tremblay

National Assembly of Quebec Jean-Jacques Bertrand Saint-André-du-Lac-Saint-Jean, Quebec
Jean-Noël Tremblay
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Roberval
In office
Preceded byGeorges Villeneuve
Succeeded byCharles-Arthur Gauthier
Member of the National Assembly of Quebec for Chicoutimi
In office
Preceded byAntonio Talbot
Succeeded byMarc-André Bédard
Personal details
Born(1926-06-07)7 June 1926
Saint-André-du-Lac-Saint-Jean, Quebec, Canada
Died23 January 2020(2020-01-23) (aged 93)
Quebec, Quebec, Canada
Political partyProgressive Conservative
Other political
Union Nationale
CabinetProvincial: Minister of Cultural Affairs (1966-1970)

Jean-Noël Tremblay, CM (7 June 1926 – 23 January 2020) was a Canadian politician, who made career at both the federal and the provincial levels.

Member of Parliament

Tremblay was elected to the House of Commons of Canada in the 1958 election representing the Quebec riding of Roberval and was a member of the Progressive Conservative Party. He lost re-election in 1962, when for the first time the Social Credit Party made a significant breakthrough in Quebec.

Provincial politics

He won a seat to the National Assembly of Quebec, representing Chicoutimi, in 1966 and was a member of the Union Nationale. From 1966 to 1970, Tremblay was the Minister of Cultural Affairs in the cabinets of Daniel Johnson, Sr and Jean-Jacques Bertrand. He was known in this period as a vocal Quebec nationalist.[1]

Tremblay supported Jean-Guy Cardinal over Jean-Jacques Bertrand during the party's leadership convention, held on June 21, 1969.

He was re-elected to the legislature in 1970, but was defeated in 1973.

Personal life

Tremblay was born in June 1926 in Saint-André-du-Lac-Saint-Jean, Quebec. He died in January 2020 at the age of 93 in Quebec, Quebec.


In 1990, he was made a Member of the Order of Canada.

External links


  1. ^ Winnipeg Free Press, 5 February 1969, p. 1.