- Thérèse Lavoie-Roux
Rivière-du-Loup, Quebec, the daughter of Lauréat Lavoie and Charlotte Dubé, she was educated and trained as a social worker and therapist.
In 1976, she was elected to the
Quebec National Assemblyas a Liberal in the riding of L'Acadie. She was re-elected in 1981 and 1985. From 1985 to 1989, she was the Minister of Health and Social Services in the cabinet of Robert Bourassa.
In 1990, she was appointed to the Senate representing the
senatorial divisionof Acadie, Quebec. She retired on her 75th birthday in 2001. She sat as a Progressive Conservative.
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