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Dennis Dawson

Incumbent
Assumed office 
August 2, 2005
Appointed by Paul Martin

Born September 28, 1949 (1949-09-28) (age 60)
Quebec City, Quebec
Political party Liberal

Dennis Dawson (born September 28, 1949) is a Canadian Senator.

Born in Quebec City, Quebec, Dawson is a former Liberal Member of Parliament in the Canadian House of Commons, representing the riding of Louis-Hébert, Quebec from 1977 to 1984. Dawson is listed as an administrator. He is a former Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Labour and former Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Employment and Immigration.

In 2004, he ran in the federal election as a "star" candidate for the Liberal Party of Canada in the riding of Beauport but lost to Bloc Québécois candidate Christian Simard by a ratio of nearly 2:1.

On August 2, 2005, Dawson was appointed to the Canadian Senate on the recommendation of Prime Minister Paul Martin. He sits in the upper house as a Liberal.

He has a daughter Cindy another named Kathryn-Anne and a son named Julian.

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Parliament of Canada
Preceded by
Albanie Morin
Member of Parliament for Louis-Hébert
1977–1984
Succeeded by
Suzanne Duplessis
Preceded by
Yves Morin
Senator for Lauzon
2005–present
Succeeded by
Incumbent
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