Joseph-Georges-Gilles-Claude Lamontagne, air force officer, politician, lt-gov of Québec (b at Montréal 17 Apr 1919). Lamontagne studied at the Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf and the École des hautes études commerciales in Montréal. A bomber pilot in the RCAF, he was shot down over Holland and was a prisoner of war until 1945. He bought an importing firm in Québec C in 1946, was elected mayor of Québec C in 1965 and was Liberal member to the House of Commons for Langelier in 1977. In 1978 he became postmaster general and in 1980 minister of national defence. Lamontagne was named lt-gov of Québec in 1984 and served in that post until 1990. His service to Canada was honoured in 1991 with investiture as an Officer in the Order of Canada.