Sauvé, Maurice

Maurice Sauvé, economist, politician, businessman (b at Montréal 20 Sept 1923; d there 13 April 1992). Maurice Sauvé received his PhD from U de Paris in 1952 and returned to Montréal to work for the Canadian and Catholic Confederation of Labour. A Liberal, he was closely associated with the construction of the economic base for Québec's QUIET REVOLUTION. In 1962 he was elected to the House of Commons and served as minister of forestry and rural development 1964-68. Leaving politics for business, he joined Consolidated-Bathurst Inc and held a number of directorships. In 1985 he was named chancellor of U d'Ottawa. He wa married to Gov Gen Jeanne SAUVÉ.