John Crosbie

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John Crosbie

PC, OC, ONL, QC
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Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador
In office
February 4, 2008 – March 19, 2013
MonarchElizabeth II
Governor GeneralMichaëlle Jean
David Johnston
PremierDanny Williams
Kathy Dunderdale
Preceded byEdward Roberts
Succeeded byFrank Fagan
Minister of Fisheries and Oceans
In office
April 21, 1991 – June 24, 1993
Prime MinisterBrian Mulroney
Preceded byBernard Valcourt
Succeeded byRoss Reid
Minister of International Trade
In office
March 31, 1988 – April 20, 1991
Prime MinisterBrian Mulroney
Preceded byPat Carney
Succeeded byMichael Wilson
Minister of Transport
In office
June 30, 1986 – March 30, 1988
Prime MinisterBrian Mulroney
Preceded byDon Mazankowski
Succeeded byBenoît Bouchard
Minister of Justice
In office
September 17, 1984 – June 29, 1986
Prime MinisterBrian Mulroney
Preceded byDonald Johnston
Succeeded byRay Hnatyshyn
Minister of Finance
In office
June 4, 1979 – March 3, 1980
Prime MinisterJoe Clark
Preceded byJean Chrétien
Succeeded byAllan MacEachen
Member of Parliament
for St. John's West
In office
October 18, 1976 – October 25, 1993
Preceded byWalter C. Carter
Succeeded byJean Payne
Member of the Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly for St. John's West
In office
September 8, 1966 – September 4, 1976
Preceded byWilliam G. Adams
Succeeded byHubert Kitchen
Personal details
Born
John Carnell Crosbie

(1931-01-30)January 30, 1931
St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
DiedJanuary 10, 2020(2020-01-10) (aged 88)
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Political partyConservative,
Progressive Conservative (1969-2003)
Liberal (1966-1969)
Spouse(s)
Jane Ellen Furneaux (m. 1952)
Children
Parents
RelativesSir John Chalker Crosbie (grandfather)
Alma materQueen's University
Dalhousie Law School
ProfessionLawyer, Politician

John Carnell Crosbie, PC OC ONL QC (January 30, 1931 – January 10, 2020) was a Canadian politician. He was the 12th Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador from 2008 through 2013.

He worked as a federal Cabinet minister during the governments of Joe Clark and Brian Mulroney.

Crosbie ran unsuccessfully for the leadership of the Liberal Party of Newfoundland and Labrador in 1969, losing to Smallwood, and was also a candidate in the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada's 1983 leadership election, placing third.

Crosbie died on January 10, 2020 after a short-illness at the age of 88.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "John Crosbie dead at 88". CBC News. 10 January 2020. Retrieved 10 January 2020.

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