Jean-Paul L'Allier, Canadian politician, Died at 77

Jean-Paul L’Allier was born on August 12, 1938, in Hudson, Montérégie and died on January 5, 2016.
He was a Canadian politician,
Jean spent a two-term Member of the National Assembly of Quebec (MNA) and the 38th mayor of Quebec City.
He received a law degree from the University of Ottawa.
Jean-Paul practiced law in the Ottawa and Outaouais regions in the 1960s.
Mr. L’Allier worked for the Montreal newspaper Le Devoir in the 1980s.
Then he was a self-proclaimed Liberal, sovereigntist, and social democrat.
He was eligible and became a candidate to the National Assembly of Quebec in the district of Deux-Montagnes after Liberal candidate and mayor Guy Léveillée of Saint-Eustache, Laurentides dropped out of the race in the 1970 election.
Mr. L’Allier won the Liberal nomination against two other candidates and subsequently won the election.
L’Allier was re-elected in the 1973 election.
He was appointed to the Cabinet in 1970 and served as Minister of Communications until 1975 and as Minister of Cultural Affairs from 1975 until 1976.
Jean-Paul L’Allier passed away at 77 yrs old.