Clyde Wells

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Clyde Wells

5th Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador
In office
May 5, 1989 – January 26, 1996
MonarchElizabeth II
Lieutenant GovernorJames A. McGrath
Frederick Russell
Preceded byThomas Rideout
Succeeded byBrian Tobin
MHA for Humber East
In office
September 8, 1966 – October 28, 1971
Preceded byNoel Murphy
Succeeded byTom Farrell
MHA for Windsor-Buchans
In office
December 17, 1987 – April 20, 1989
Preceded byGraham Flight
Succeeded byGraham Flight
MHA for Bay of Islands
In office
April 20, 1989 – February 22, 1996
Preceded byEddie Joyce
Succeeded byBrian Tobin
Personal details
Born
Clyde Kirby Wells

(1937-11-09) November 9, 1937 (age 81)
Buchans Junction, Newfoundland
Political partyLiberal
OccupationLawyer

Clyde Kirby Wells, QC ONL (born November 9, 1937) is a Canadian politician. He was the fifth Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador from 1989 to 1996. He was the Chief Justice of Newfoundland and Labrador, sitting on the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador (Court of Appeal) from 1998 to 2009.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Recipients Named for Order of Newfoundland and Labrador". www.releases.gov.nl.ca.