Daniel Johnson, Sr.

Daniel Johnson, Sr.

20th Premier of Quebec
Born Apr 9, 1915

Francis Daniel Johnson, Sr. , PC was a Quebec politician and the 20th Premier of Quebec from 1966 until his death in 1968.

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1915 Birth Born on April 9, 1915.


1948 33 Years Old He was re-elected in 1948, 1952, 1956 and 1960.


1955 40 Years Old He served as parliamentary assistant to Premier Maurice Duplessis in 1955 and Deputy House Speaker from 1955 to 1958. … Read More
1958 43 Years Old He was the minister who started the Manic-5 hydroelectric project in 1958 of which its Daniel-Johnson Dam was named after him. Johnson was elected party leader against Jean-Jacques Bertrand in 1961.
His party lost the 1962 election against Jean Lesage's Liberals, but he was returned to the legislature. … Read More


1966 51 Years Old 1 More Event
Under the same slogan, Égalité ou indépendance, his party won the 1966 election and he became Premier of Quebec, a position he retained until his death. … Read More
1968 53 Years Old 1 More Event
On September 25, 1968, Hydro-Québec, the government-owned utility organized a ceremony to mark the completion of the Manicouagan-5 dam. … Read More
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