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The Hon. Joseph Pierre Albert Sévigny, P.C., O.C., C.D., V.M.

Date of Birth (yyyy-mm-dd):  1917-09-12

Place of Birth:  Québec, Quebec, Canada

Deceased Date (yyyy-mm-dd):  2004-03-20 (86 years old)

Profession | Occupation:  real estate agent, contractor, industrialist

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 1,834 days (5 years, 8 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
Longueuil Progressive Conservative Party 1962-06-18 Elected
Longueuil Progressive Conservative Party 1957-06-10 Defeated
Îles-de-la-Madeleine Independent Progressive Conservative 1949-06-27 Defeated
Longueuil Progressive Conservative Party 1963-04-08 Defeated
Saint-Henri Independent 1968-06-25 Defeated
Longueuil Progressive Conservative Party 1958-03-31 Elected

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
Progressive Conservative Party 1958-03-31 - 1963-04-07
Minister
Portfolio Term
Associate Minister of National Defence 1959-08-20 - 1963-02-08
Deputy Speaker
Portfolio Term
Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees of the Whole of the House of Commons 1958-05-12 - 1959-08-19

Military Service

Military Organization Function Term (yyyy-mm-dd)
Le Regiment de Hull Honorary Colonel 1959-12 -  
Canadian Forces

Served overseas.
Lieutenant-Colonel 1940 - 1946
World War II, 1939-1945

Wounded in the battle of Rhine. Awarded the Virtuti Militari (Poland) and the French and Belgium Croix de Guerre.
Participant   -  
Canadian Militia Sergeant 1933 - 1940
Royal Canadian Artillery Troop Officer   -  

Family Ties in Parliament

Relative Name Date of Birth Date of Death
Father Albert Sévigny
(M.P.)
1881-12-31 1961-05-14

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.

This game of politics.. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart; xi, 324 p. [c1965]

Le grand jeu de la politique. Montréal: Editions du Jour; 347 p. [1965]

Interview of the Hon. Pierre Sévigny conducted August 22, 1972 / by Peter Stursberg. Ottawa: Library of Parliament; 2 pts. (121 leaves) 1972

Face à l'ennemi; intro. du major général T.-L. Tremblay. Montréal: Beauchemin; 176 p. [1946]

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 1,834 days (5 years, 8 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
Longueuil Progressive Conservative Party 1962-06-18 Elected
Longueuil Progressive Conservative Party 1957-06-10 Defeated
Îles-de-la-Madeleine Independent Progressive Conservative 1949-06-27 Defeated
Longueuil Progressive Conservative Party 1963-04-08 Defeated
Saint-Henri Independent 1968-06-25 Defeated
Longueuil Progressive Conservative Party 1958-03-31 Elected

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
Progressive Conservative Party 1958-03-31 - 1963-04-07
Minister
Portfolio Term
Associate Minister of National Defence 1959-08-20 - 1963-02-08
Deputy Speaker
Portfolio Term
Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees of the Whole of the House of Commons 1958-05-12 - 1959-08-19

Military Service

Military Organization Function Term (yyyy-mm-dd)
Le Regiment de Hull Honorary Colonel 1959-12 -  
Canadian Forces

Served overseas.
Lieutenant-Colonel 1940 - 1946
World War II, 1939-1945

Wounded in the battle of Rhine. Awarded the Virtuti Militari (Poland) and the French and Belgium Croix de Guerre.
Participant   -  
Canadian Militia Sergeant 1933 - 1940
Royal Canadian Artillery Troop Officer   -  

Family Ties in Parliament

Relative Name Date of Birth Date of Death
Father Albert Sévigny
(M.P.)
1881-12-31 1961-05-14

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.

This game of politics.. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart; xi, 324 p. [c1965]

Le grand jeu de la politique. Montréal: Editions du Jour; 347 p. [1965]

Interview of the Hon. Pierre Sévigny conducted August 22, 1972 / by Peter Stursberg. Ottawa: Library of Parliament; 2 pts. (121 leaves) 1972

Face à l'ennemi; intro. du major général T.-L. Tremblay. Montréal: Beauchemin; 176 p. [1946]