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The Hon. Léo Alphonse Joseph Cadieux, P.C., O.C.

Date of Birth (yyyy-mm-dd):  1908-05-28

Place of Birth:  Saint-Jérôme, Quebec, Canada

Deceased Date (yyyy-mm-dd):  2005-05-11 (96 years old)

Profession | Occupation:  ambassador, journalist, publisher

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 3,032 days (8 years, 3 months, 19 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
Labelle
Resignation. Appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Canada to France, July 24, 1970.
Liberal Party of Canada 1968-06-25 Elected
Terrebonne Liberal Party of Canada 1962-06-18 Elected
Terrebonne Liberal Party of Canada 1965-11-08 Elected
Terrebonne Liberal Party of Canada 1963-04-08 Elected

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
Liberal Party of Canada 1962-06-18 - 1970-10-05
Minister
Portfolio Term
Associate Minister of National Defence
Resignation. Appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Canada to France, July 24, 1970.
1967-09-19 - 1970-09-16
Committees - House of Commons

Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

Committee Role Term
Standing Committee on External Affairs Member 26th Parliament, 1st Session
(1963-05-16 - 1963-12-21)
Standing Committee on Mines, Forests and Waters Member 26th Parliament, 1st Session
(1963-05-16 - 1963-12-21)
Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs Member 26th Parliament, 1st Session
(1963-05-16 - 1963-12-21)
Standing Committee on External Affairs Member 26th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1964-02-18 - 1965-04-03)
Standing Committee on Banking and Commerce Member 26th Parliament, 1st Session
(1963-05-16 - 1963-12-21)
Standing Committee on Public Accounts Member 25th Parliament, 1st Session
(1962-09-27 - 1963-02-06)
Standing Committee on Estimates Member 26th Parliament, 1st Session
(1963-05-16 - 1963-12-21)
Standing Committee on External Affairs Member 25th Parliament, 1st Session
(1962-09-27 - 1963-02-06)
Special Committee on a Canadian Flag Member 26th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1964-02-18 - 1965-04-03)
Committees - Joint

Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

Committee Role Term
Standing Joint Committee on the Library of Parliament Member 26th Parliament, 1st Session
(1963-05-16 - 1963-12-21)
Standing Joint Committee on Printing Member 26th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1964-02-18 - 1965-04-03)
Standing Joint Committee on the Library of Parliament Member 26th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1964-02-18 - 1965-04-03)
Standing Joint Committee on Printing Member 25th Parliament, 1st Session
(1962-09-27 - 1963-02-06)
Standing Joint Committee on Printing Member 26th Parliament, 1st Session
(1963-05-16 - 1963-12-21)

Municipal Political Experience

Municipality Local Government Function Mandate
St-Antoine des Laurentides Municipal Government Mayor 1948 - 1948

Military Service

Military Organization Function Term (yyyy-mm-dd)
World War II, 1939-1945

For the newspaper La Presse, of Montreal.
War Correspondent 1944 - 1944
Canadian Army Co-director of Public Relations 1941 - 1944

Selected Publications

The following is a select bibliography, representing key titles or contributions from the parliamentarian’s collection of published works. To learn more about this parliamentarian’s written works please consult a library near you.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the following information. Should you find any errors please contact us via e-mail at: parlinfo@parl.gc.ca.

ABC sur le Canada français. Ottawa, Ontario: Centre Social, Université d'Ottawa; 35 p. 1946

A.B.C. on French Canada. Toronto, Ontario: L. Cadieux; 36 p. c1943

Interview of the Hon. Léo Cadieux conducted June 24, 1976 and September 12, 1978 / by Peter Stursberg. Ottawa: Library of Parliament; 2 pts. 1976-1978?

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 3,032 days (8 years, 3 months, 19 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
Labelle
Resignation. Appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Canada to France, July 24, 1970.
Liberal Party of Canada 1968-06-25 Elected
Terrebonne Liberal Party of Canada 1962-06-18 Elected
Terrebonne Liberal Party of Canada 1965-11-08 Elected
Terrebonne Liberal Party of Canada 1963-04-08 Elected

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
Liberal Party of Canada 1962-06-18 - 1970-10-05
Minister
Portfolio Term
Associate Minister of National Defence
Resignation. Appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Canada to France, July 24, 1970.
1967-09-19 - 1970-09-16
Committees - House of Commons

Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

Committee Role Term
Standing Committee on External Affairs Member 26th Parliament, 1st Session
(1963-05-16 - 1963-12-21)
Standing Committee on Mines, Forests and Waters Member 26th Parliament, 1st Session
(1963-05-16 - 1963-12-21)
Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs Member 26th Parliament, 1st Session
(1963-05-16 - 1963-12-21)
Standing Committee on External Affairs Member 26th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1964-02-18 - 1965-04-03)
Standing Committee on Banking and Commerce Member 26th Parliament, 1st Session
(1963-05-16 - 1963-12-21)
Standing Committee on Public Accounts Member 25th Parliament, 1st Session
(1962-09-27 - 1963-02-06)
Standing Committee on Estimates Member 26th Parliament, 1st Session
(1963-05-16 - 1963-12-21)
Standing Committee on External Affairs Member 25th Parliament, 1st Session
(1962-09-27 - 1963-02-06)
Special Committee on a Canadian Flag Member 26th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1964-02-18 - 1965-04-03)
Committees - Joint

Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

Committee Role Term
Standing Joint Committee on the Library of Parliament Member 26th Parliament, 1st Session
(1963-05-16 - 1963-12-21)
Standing Joint Committee on Printing Member 26th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1964-02-18 - 1965-04-03)
Standing Joint Committee on the Library of Parliament Member 26th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1964-02-18 - 1965-04-03)
Standing Joint Committee on Printing Member 25th Parliament, 1st Session
(1962-09-27 - 1963-02-06)
Standing Joint Committee on Printing Member 26th Parliament, 1st Session
(1963-05-16 - 1963-12-21)

Municipal Political Experience

Municipality Local Government Function Mandate
St-Antoine des Laurentides Municipal Government Mayor 1948 - 1948

Military Service

Military Organization Function Term (yyyy-mm-dd)
World War II, 1939-1945

For the newspaper La Presse, of Montreal.
War Correspondent 1944 - 1944
Canadian Army Co-director of Public Relations 1941 - 1944

Selected Publications

The following is a select bibliography, representing key titles or contributions from the parliamentarian’s collection of published works. To learn more about this parliamentarian’s written works please consult a library near you.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the following information. Should you find any errors please contact us via e-mail at: parlinfo@parl.gc.ca.

ABC sur le Canada français. Ottawa, Ontario: Centre Social, Université d'Ottawa; 35 p. 1946

A.B.C. on French Canada. Toronto, Ontario: L. Cadieux; 36 p. c1943

Interview of the Hon. Léo Cadieux conducted June 24, 1976 and September 12, 1978 / by Peter Stursberg. Ottawa: Library of Parliament; 2 pts. 1976-1978?