Marc Garneau Wife: Who is Marc Garneau’s Wife?


Joseph Jean-Pierre Marc Garneau, born on February 23, 1949, in Quebec City, Canada, is a retired Canadian politician, Navy officer, and former astronaut. He was part of the Liberal Party and served as a cabinet minister from 2015 to 2021.

Garneau held roles as the minister of foreign affairs from January to October 2021 and minister of transport from November 2015 to January 2021. He represented the Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Westmount region in the Canadian Parliament.

Before his political career, Garneau was a Navy officer and became an astronaut in 1983. On October 5, 1984, he made history by becoming the first Canadian in space as part of the STS-41-G mission. He also participated in subsequent space missions—STS-77 and STS-97.

Garneau’s early life saw him attending schools in Quebec City and Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. He graduated in engineering physics from the Royal Military College of Canada in 1970 and pursued a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the Imperial College of Science and Technology in 1973. He worked in the Navy and was promoted to various ranks until his retirement in 1989.

Marc Garneau Wife: Who is Marc Garneau’s Wife?

 He is married to Pamela Soame. They got married in the year 1992.

Following his space career, Garneau joined the Canadian Space Agency and later transitioned into politics. He served as an MP since 2008, representing various regions. He also aimed for the leadership of the Liberal Party in 2012 but withdrew in 2013. Garneau continued to contribute to Canadian politics until his retirement in 2021.

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