Royal Galipeau

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Royal N. Galipeau
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Member of Parliament
for Ottawa—Orléans
In office
January 23, 2006 – October 19, 2015
Preceded byMarc Godbout
Succeeded byAndrew Leslie
Personal details
Born(1947-01-05)January 5, 1947
St-Isidore, Ontario
DiedJanuary 27, 2018(2018-01-27) (aged 71)
Ottawa, Ontario
Political partyConservative
Spouse(s)Anne Pallascio
ChildrenLouis, Paul, Claude & Mimi
ProfessionAdvisor, businessman, corporate director

Royal Galipeau (January 5, 1947 – January 27, 2018) was a Canadian politician and businessman. He served as a Member of Parliament for the Ottawa—Orléans federal constituency. He was first elected as a Conservative Party candidate in the 2006 election, and was reelected in 2008 and 2011. He lost in the 2015 t0 retired Canadian Forces Lieutenant-General Andrew Leslie.

In February 2014, he was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, but insisted he would run for office again in the 2015 election.[1] He died form the disease on January 27, 2018 in Ottawa, Ontario at the age of 70.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Butler, Don (February 5, 2014). "MP Royal Galipeau battling cancer". Ottawa Citizen. Retrieved August 25, 2020.
  2. "Former Orléans MP Royal Galipeau dies of cancer". 27 January 2018. Retrieved 27 January 2018.