//Former Parliamentary Representative is Dead

Former Parliamentary Representative is Dead

“Former Parliamentary Representative for the St. Joseph Constituency, Wardsworth Languedoc, died in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on Sunday, January 20.  He was 55.  Funeral services will be held in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on Saturday, January 26. 

Mr. Languedoc became a Member of Parliament in 1978 when he won a by-election for the St. Joseph Constituency to succeed the late Isaiah Thomas, who died while serving as Parliamentary Representative for the St. Joseph Constituency and Minister of Health in the Patrick John administration.  In the hotly-contested by-election, Languedoc defeated the Freedom Party candidate, Alvin Armantrading, by 88 votes.  Mr. Languedoc did not run for re-election in the 1980 general election.”