Joe Clark

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The Right Honourable
Joe Clark
16th Prime Minister of Canada
In office
June 4, 1979 – March 3, 1980
MonarchElizabeth II
Preceded byPierre Trudeau
Succeeded byPierre Trudeau
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Rocky Mountain
In office
January 4, 1973 – March 26, 1979
Preceded byAllen Sulatycky
Succeeded byNone (district abolished)
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Yellowhead
In office
October 9, 1978 – September 8, 1993
Preceded byNone (district created)
Succeeded byCliff Breitkreuz
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Kings—Hants
In office
September 11, 2000 – October 22, 2000
Preceded byScott Brison
Succeeded byScott Brison
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Calgary Centre
In office
January 29, 2001 – May 23, 2004
Preceded byEric Lowther
Succeeded byLee RichardsonLee Richardson
Personal details
Born (1939-06-05) June 5, 1939 (age 79)
High River, Alberta
Political partyProgressive Conservative
Spouse(s)Maureen McTeer
ChildrenCatherine Clark
ResidenceCalgary, Alberta
Alma materUniversity of Alberta
OccupationJournalist, Businessman, Professor
ReligionRoman Catholic

Charles Joseph "Joe" Clark is a politician from Canada. He served as Canada's Prime Minister from 1979-1980. He was elected Prime Minister when he was 40 years old, making him the youngest Prime Minister in Canadian history.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Joe Clark". The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved 30 September 2016.