Gérald Beaudoin

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The Hon.

Gérald A. Beaudoin
Senator for Rigaud senate division
In office
Appointed byBrian Mulroney
Preceded byJean Le Moyne
Succeeded byYoine Goldstein
Personal details
Born(1929-04-15)April 15, 1929
Montreal, Quebec
DiedSeptember 10, 2008(2008-09-10) (aged 79)
Hull, Quebec
Political partyConservative (2004)
Other political
Progressive Conservative (1988–2004)

Gérald A. Beaudoin OC OQ MSRC (April 15, 1929 – September 10, 2008) was a Canadian lawyer and Senator.

Born in Montreal, Quebec, he received a B.A., an LL.L and an M.A. from the Université de Montréal. He was called to the Quebec Bar in 1954.

He was appointed to the Senate in 1988 representing the Senatorial division of Rigaud, Quebec. He retired at the mandatory age of 75 in 2004. He sat as a Progressive Conservative and then as a Conservative.

After his political career, he taught constitutional law at the faculty of civil law at the University of Ottawa.


In 1980, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada. In 2001, he was made a Commander of the Order of the Crown. In 2004 he received the French Legion of Honour. In 2008, he was made an Officer of the National Order of Quebec.


  • "Statement from Brian Mulroney on the death of retired Senator Gérald-A. Beaudoin".[permanent dead link]
  • "University of Ottawa Law Faculty (Civil Law) Tribute to former faculty member".

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