Bill Graham (Canadian politician)

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Bill Graham

Bill Graham by Rod Brito.jpg
Leader of the Opposition
In office
February 7, 2006 – December 2, 2006
MonarchElizabeth II
Preceded byStephen Harper
Succeeded byStéphane Dion
Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada
Interim
In office
March 18, 2006 – December 2, 2006
Preceded byPaul Martin
Succeeded byStéphane Dion
37th Minister of National Defence
In office
July 20, 2004 – February 6, 2006
Prime MinisterPaul Martin
Preceded by David Pratt
Succeeded byGordon O'Connor
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Toronto Centre
In office
October 25, 1993 – July 2, 2007
Preceded byDavid MacDonald
Succeeded byBob Rae
Personal details
Born
William Carvel Graham

(1939-03-17) March 17, 1939 (age 81)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Political partyLiberal Party of Canada
Spouse(s)Catherine Curry (m. 1962)
ResidenceToronto, Ontario, Canada
Alma materUniversity of Toronto
University of Toronto Faculty of Law
University of Paris
ProfessionLaw professor, lawyer, politician

William Carvel "Bill" Graham PC CM QC (born March 17, 1939) is a Canadian lawyer, law professor, politician, and Chancellor of Trinity College.

Graham was Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of National Defence, Leader of the Opposition and interim Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "The William C. Graham Chair in International Law and Development: Honouring a Life of Public Service and International Vision". Nexus. University of Toronto - Faculty of Law. Spring 2000. Archived from the original on September 27, 2011. Retrieved September 7, 2019.