Maurice Sauvé, PC CC

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Maurice Sauvé

Birthplace: Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Death: April 13, 1992 (68)
Place of Burial: Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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Husband of Jeanne Mathilde Sauvé PC CC CMM CD
Father of Private

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About Maurice Sauvé, PC CC

Maurice Sauvé, PC CC (September 20, 1923 – April 13, 1992) was a Canadian economist, politician, cabinet minister, businessman, and husband of Jeanne Sauvé, 23rd Governor General of Canada.

Born in Montreal, Quebec, he was elected to the Canadian House of Commons in the 1962 federal elections as a Liberal representing the riding of Îles-de-la-Madeleine. He was re-elected in 1963 and 1965. He was defeated in 1968. From 1964 to 1968, he was the Minister of Forestry (after 1966 renamed Minister of Forestry and Rural Development).

He was the first President of the World Assembly of Youth (WAY), and served for a period from 1949 to 1952.

From 1985 to 1991, he was Chancellor of the University of Ottawa.

In 1984, he was made a Companion of the Order of Canada as the Viceregal consort of Canada.

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Maurice Sauvé, PC CC's Timeline

September 20, 1923
Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
April 13, 1992
Age 68
Notre-Dame-des-Neiges Cemetery, Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada