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Jean Garon (May 6, 1938 – July 1, 2014) was a Canadian politician, lawyer, academic and economist. He was a member of the Parti Québécois. He was Minister of Agriculture and Education, Quebec MNA from 1976 until 1985. He was also Mayor of Lévis from 1998 until 2005.

He was born in Saint-Michel, Quebec, and graduated from Université Laval with a bachelor's degree in 1960 and a master's in economics two years later. He received a law degree in 1969 and was called to the Quebec Bar in June 1970.

Garon died on July 1, 2014 in Quebec City, aged 76.


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