Marie-Claire Kirkland-Casgrain (September 8, 1924 – March 24, 2016) was a Canadian lawyer, judge and politician. She was the first woman elected to the Legislative Assembly of Quebec. She was the first woman appointed a Cabinet minister in Quebec, the first woman appointed acting premier, and the first woman judge to serve in the Quebec Provincial Court.
Marie-Claire Kirkland-Casgrain in 1971
|MLA for Jacques-Cartier|
|Preceded by||Charles-Aimé Kirkland|
|Succeeded by||Noël Saint-Germain|
|MNA for Marguerite-Bourgeoys|
|Preceded by||first member|
|Succeeded by||Fernand Lalonde|
|Born||September 8, 1924|
|Died||March 24, 2016(aged 91)|
|Spouse(s)||Philippe Casgrain (m. 1954, div), Wyndham Strover (m. 1989)|
|Alma mater||McGill University|
On March 24, 2016, she died at the age of 91.
- Deschamps, Richard (March 24, 2016). "Marie-Claire Kirkland-Casgrain, first female MNA, dies at 91". CJAD. Retrieved March 24, 2016.
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