Kathleen Wynne

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Kathleen Wynne

Hon Kathleen Wynne MPP Premier of Ontario.jpg
25th Premier of Ontario
In office
February 11, 2013 – June 29, 2018
MonarchElizabeth II
Lieutenant GovernorDavid Onley
Elizabeth Dowdeswell
Preceded byDalton McGuinty
Succeeded byDoug Ford
Leader of the Ontario Liberal Party
In office
January 26, 2013 – June 7, 2018
Preceded byDalton McGuinty
Succeeded byJohn Fraser (interim)
Member of the Ontario Provincial Parliament
for Don Valley West
Assumed office
October 2, 2003
Preceded byDavid Turnbull
Personal details
Kathleen O'Day Wynne

(1953-05-21) May 21, 1953 (age 66)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Political partyLiberal
Phil Cowperthwaite
(m. 1977; div. 1991)

Jane Rounthwaite (m. 2005)
Alma mater

Kathleen O'Day Wynne (born May 21, 1953)[1] is a Canadian politician. She was the 25th Premier of Ontario and Leader of the Ontario Liberal Party from 2013 to 2018. Wynne is the first female premier of Ontario and the first openly LGBT premier in Canada.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Liberal Leadership Candidate Profile: Kathleen Wynne". TVO. January 16, 2013. Retrieved January 27, 2013.
  2. Morrow, Adrian (February 25, 2015). "Ontario PCs distance themselves from MPP who denies evolution". The Globe and Mail.