Benoit Chouinard

26 January 1918–23 March 2002 (Age 84)
Saint-Pamphile, L'Islet, Quebec, Canada

The Life of Benoit

When Benoit Chouinard was born on 26 January 1918, in Saint-Pamphile, L'Islet, Quebec, Canada, his father, Francois Chouinard, was 47 and his mother, Marie Deschenes, was 44. He died on 23 March 2002, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Francois Chouinard
1870–
Marie Deschenes
1874–1948
Eva Chouinard
1897–1918
Alexina Chouinard
1900–1901
Alfred Chouinard
1898–1918
Maria Chouinard
1900–1900
Maria Chouinard
1901–1927
Flavie Chouinard
1903–
Marie Alexina Chouinard
1904–
Marie Irene Chouinard
1907–1907
Joseph David Chouinard
1908–1954
Simone Chouinard
1914–1980
Marie Claire Bernadette Chouinard
1916–
Benoit Chouinard
1918–2002

Parents and Siblings

    Francois Chouinard

    Male1870–Male

    Female1874–1948Female

siblings

(12)

    Eva Chouinard

    Female1897–1918Female

    Alfred Chouinard

    Male1898–1918Male

    Maria Chouinard

    Female1900–1900Female

    Alexina Chouinard

    Female1900–1901Female

    Maria Chouinard

    Female1901–1927Female

+7 More Children

World Events (3)

1980 · Sovereignty-Association Defeated 60% to 40%

Age 62

The Quebec independence referendum was the first in Quebec and was called by PQ government which advocated secession from Canada. Another one would happen 1995.
1982

Age 64

Canada Act is passed. The United Kingdom transfers final legal powers over Canada. The country adopts its new constitution, which includes a charter of rights.
1995 · Second Sovereignty-Association Defeated

Age 77

This was the second attempt since 1980 at becoming a sovereign province with economic and political partnership between Quebec and the rest of Canada. This was defeated similarly to the first time they tried.

Name Meaning

French: nickname from a diminutive of cho(u)e ‘jackdaw’ + the pejorative suffix -ard.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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