Jean-Paul Deschatelets

Roméo LeBlanc James Horace King Minister of Public Works (Canada)
The Hon.

Jean-Paul Deschatelets
Senator for Lauzon, Quebec
In office
February 24, 1966 – January 10, 1986
Appointed byLester B. Pearson
Preceded byLéonard Tremblay
Succeeded byMichel Cogger
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Maisonneuve—Rosemont
In office
August 10, 1953 – November 7, 1965
Preceded bySarto Fournier
Succeeded byJ. Antonio Thomas
Personal details
Born(1912-10-09)October 9, 1912
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
DiedDecember 11, 1986(1986-12-11) (aged 74)
Resting placeNotre Dame des Neiges Cemetery
Political partyLiberal
CabinetMinister of Public Works (1963–1965)
PortfolioSpeaker of the Senate (1968–1972)

Jean-Paul Deschatelets, PC (October 9, 1912 – December 11, 1986) was a Canadian parliamentarian.

Born in Montreal, Quebec, he was first elected to the House of Commons of Canada in 1953 as a Liberal Member of Parliament for the riding of Maisonneuve—Rosemont. He was re-elected in 1957, 1958, 1962, and 1963. He was Minister of Public Works from 1963 to 1965.

In 1966, he was appointed to the Senate representing the senatorial division of Lauzon, Quebec. He resigned in January 1986. He was the Speaker of the Senate of Canada from 1968 to 1972.

After his death in 1986, he was entombed at the Notre Dame des Neiges Cemetery in Montreal.[1]


  1. ^ Répertoire des personnages inhumés au cimetière ayant marqué l'histoire de notre société (in French). Montreal: Notre Dame des Neiges Cemetery.