Marie-Claire Kirkland-Casgrain in 1971
|MLA for Jacques-Cartier|
|Preceded by||Charles-Aimé Kirkland|
|Succeeded by||Noël Saint-Germain|
|MNA for Marguerite-Bourgeoys|
|Preceded by||first member|
|Succeeded by||Fernand Lalonde|
|Born||September 8, 1924|
|Died||March 24, 2016(aged 91)|
|Spouse(s)||Philippe Casgrain (m. 1954, div), Wyndham Strover (m. 1989)|
|Alma mater||McGill University|
Marie-Claire Kirkland-Casgrain (September 8, 1924 – March 24, 2016) was a Canadian lawyer, judge and politician. She was the first woman elected to the Legislative Assembly of Quebec. She was the first woman appointed a Cabinet minister in Quebec, the first woman appointed acting premier, and the first woman judge to serve in the Quebec Provincial Court.
On March 24, 2016, she died at the age of 91.
References[change | change source]
- Deschamps, Richard (March 24, 2016). "Marie-Claire Kirkland-Casgrain, first female MNA, dies at 91". CJAD. Retrieved March 24, 2016.
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