The Canadian Press

1993-11-17 | Levesque obit

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Quebec lost it's longest-serving politician. Gerard D. Levesque died November 17th at the age of 67. Levesque was first elected to the National Assembly in 1956 at the age of 30. He had represented Bonaventure in the Gaspe Peninsula since then, winning 10 straight elections. In May of 1992, he was honored as the longest-serving member of the assembly. The ever-smiling Levesque was modest with reporters.

Date: 1993-11-17
Placeline: QUEBEC CITY, Quebec.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 26 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I feel overwhelmed by all these good words and congratulations and all this but I I take it in a very modest way because after all it all depends of a lot of my riding which sent me back here from time to time and at the same time the Lord help me with >>