Dave Barrett

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David Barrett (October 2, 1930 – February 2, 2018), commonly known as Dave Barrett, was a Canadian retired politician and social worker in British Columbia, Canada.[1] He was the 26th Premier of British Columbia for three years between 1972 and 1975. He was born in Vancouver, British Columbia.

In 2014, it was announced that Barrett had Alzheimer's disease and was living in a care facility in Victoria, British Columbia.[2] He died on February 2, 2018, aged 87.[3]

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  1. "Labour Advisory Board". American Income Life Insurance Company. Retrieved 12 July 2011.
  2. Les Leyne (October 4, 2014). "Former B.C. premiers Barrett, Bennett face common foe in Alzheimer's". Times Colonist. Retrieved December 5, 2015.
  3. Ward, Doug; February 6, Tiffany Crawford Updated:; 2018 (3 February 2018). "Dave Barrett, first NDP premier of B.C., dead at 87 - Vancouver Sun".