Royal Galipeau

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Royal N. Galipeau
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Member of the Canadian 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; May 20, Ottawa Citizen Updated:; 2014 (5 February 2014). "MP Royal Galipeau battling cancer - Ottawa Citizen".CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
  2. "Former Orléans MP Royal Galipeau dies of cancer". 27 January 2018. Retrieved 27 January 2018.