Paul Lucier

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The Hon.

Paul Lucier
Senator for Yukon
In office
Appointed byPierre Trudeau
Succeeded byIone Christensen
Mayor of Whitehorse, Yukon
In office
Preceded byBert Wybrew
Succeeded byIone Christensen
Personal details
Born(1930-07-29)July 29, 1930
LaSalle, Ontario, Canada
DiedJuly 23, 1999(1999-07-23) (aged 68)
Penticton, British Columbia, Canada

Paul Lucier (July 29, 1930 – July 23, 1999) was a Canadian businessman and Senator.

Born in LaSalle, Ontario,[1] the son of Adolph Lucier and Claire Laframboise, he was appointed by Pierre Trudeau the first Senator representing the senatorial division of Yukon in 1975.[1] Sitting as a Liberal, he served until his death in 1999.[2]

On arrival in the Yukon, he served as a deckhand on the SS Klondike, one of the few still operating river steamers, he later also served as a city counillor for Whitehorse City Council in Whitehorse, Yukon for several years, including serving as mayor in 1974-75.[1]

He died in Penticton, British Columbia in 1999.[2]


  1. ^ a b c "Whitehorse mayor first Yukon senator". The Globe and Mail, October 14, 1975.
  2. ^ a b "Yukon's first senator, Paul Lucier, dies". CBC News. July 25, 1999.

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