Alex Campbell (politician)

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The Honourable

Alexander Bradshaw Campbell

23rd Premier of Prince Edward Island
In office
July 28, 1966 – September 18, 1978
MonarchElizabeth II
Lieutenant Governor
Preceded byWalter R. Shaw
Succeeded byW. Bennett Campbell
Leader of the Prince Edward Island Liberal Party
In office
December 11, 1965 – September 18, 1978
Preceded byAlex W. Matheson
Succeeded byW. Bennett Campbell
MLA (Councillor) for 5th Prince
In office
February 9, 1965 – September 18, 1978
Preceded byLorne Monkley
Succeeded byPeter Pope
Personal details
Born (1933-12-01) December 1, 1933 (age 85)
Summerside, Prince Edward Island
NationalityCanadian
Political partyLiberal
Spouse(s)
Marilyn Ruth Gilmour (m. 1961)
RelationsThane A. Campbell (father)
Children3
ResidenceStanley Bridge
Alma materDalhousie University
OccupationLawyer
ProfessionPolitician
CabinetAttorney General (1966–1969)
Minister of Development (1969–1972)
Minister of Agriculture and Forestry (1972–1974)
Minister of Justice and Attorney and Advocate General (1974–1978)

Alexander Bradshaw Campbell PC OC OPEI (born December 1, 1933) is a politician of Prince Edward Island. In 1965, he was elected leader of the PEI Liberal Party and, in 1966 took the party to power becoming, at 32, one of the youngest premiers ever elected in Canada.[1] He also held the position of Attorney-General from 1966 until 1969.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Alexander Bradshaw Campbell". Premiers Gallery. Government of Prince Edward Island. Archived from the original on 22 May 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-27.