|22nd Lieutenant Governor of Quebec|
February 22, 1966 – April 27, 1978
|Governor General||Georges Vanier|
Daniel Johnson, Sr.
Jean Jacques Bertrand
|Preceded by||Paul Comtois|
|Succeeded by||Jean-Pierre Côté|
|Member of the Canadian Parliament|
March 26, 1940 – June 10, 1957
|Preceded by||Joseph-Napoléon Francoeur|
|Succeeded by||Raymond O'Hurley|
|Born||March 3, 1911|
Rivière-du-Loup, Quebec, Canada
|Died||November 13, 1982 (aged 71)|
Sainte-Foy, Quebec, Canada
|Relations||Ernest Lapointe (father)|
|Cabinet||Postmaster General (1955–1957)|
Minister of Veterans Affairs (1950–1957)
Solicitor General of Canada (1949–1950)
|Portfolio||Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of National Defence (1945–1949)|
Parliamentary Assistant to the Secretary of State for External Affairs (1949)
Hugues Lapointe(March 3, 1911 – November 13, 1982) was a Canadian lawyer, Member of Parliament and Lieutenant Governor of Quebec from 1966 to 1978.
Born in Rivière-du-Loup, Quebec, the son of the Canadian Member of Parliament Ernest Lapointe and Emma Pratte, he studied at the University of Ottawa and Université Laval. He was admitted to the Quebec Bar in 1935. He practised law from 1936 to 1961. He served during World War II and achieved the rank of lieutenant colonel.
He was elected as a Liberal in the 1940 federal election in the Quebec riding of Lotbinière. He was re-elected in the 1945, 1949, and 1953 elections. He was defeated in the 1957 election.
He held three cabinet positions: Solicitor General of Canada (1949–1950), Minister of Veterans Affairs (1950–1957), and Postmaster General (1955–1957).
In 1979, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada.
He was married to Marie-Lucette Valin.
|1940 Canadian federal election: Lotbinière|
|1945 Canadian federal election: Lotbinière|
|1949 Canadian federal election: Lotbinière|
|Union des électeurs||BenjaminDemers||288|
|Progressive Conservative||Marie-Joseph-Émile Rousseau||72|
|1953 Canadian federal election: Lotbinière|
|Progressive Conservative||Rolland Legendre||6,879|
|1957 Canadian federal election: Lotbinière|
|Progressive Conservative||Raymond O'Hurley||8,372|