Coderre, Lionel Philias, 1915-1995

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Coderre, Lionel Philias, 1915-1995

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  • Lionel Coderre
  • L.P. Coderre

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1915-1995

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Lionel Philias Coderre was born in Coderre, Saskatchewan on April 15, 1915 to Eudore and Claudia (Charbonneau) Coderre. He was educated in Coderre and attended College Mathieu in Gravelbourg. Coderre was employed as a nurse at the Provincial Hospital in Weyburn from 1937 to 1939, when he joined the armed services (South Saskatchewan Regiment). After being honourably discharged in 1945, Coderre returned to Coderre, where he owned and operated the local power plant and hardware store.

Coderre's involvement in provincial politics began in 1951, when he became president of the Gravelbourg Liberal Association. He was elected to the Saskatchewan Legislature in 1956 and served as a Liberal member for the Gravelbourg constituency until 1971. Coderre served in the Ross Thatcher Government as Minister of Labour (1964-1970); Minister of Co-operation and Co-operative Development (1964-1970) and Minister of Public Works (1970-1971). Coderre retired from political life following the Liberal defeat in the 1971 provincial election.

Coderre died in Regina on August 3, 1995.

Coderre married Pauline Graf in 1946. They had three children: Claudia, Richard and Barbara.

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Authority record created on 2008-06-12. Approved 2012-03-06. Last modified on 2017-11-29.

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AMICUS Authorities - no entry found
Saskatchewan Politicians: Lives Past and Present
Who's Who in Saskatchewan

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