Michael Wilson (politician)

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Michael Wilson

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Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Etobicoke Centre
In office
1979–1993
Preceded byRiding created
Succeeded byAllan Rock
Canadian Ambassador to the United States
In office
13 March 2006 – 19 October 2009
MonarchElizabeth II
Preceded byFrank McKenna
Succeeded byGary Doer
Chancellor of the University of Toronto
In office
July 1, 2012 – June 30, 2018
Preceded byDavid Peterson
Succeeded byRose Patten
Personal details
Born
Michael Holcombe Wilson

(1937-11-04)November 4, 1937
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
DiedFebruary 10, 2019(2019-02-10) (aged 81)
Political partyProgressive Conservative
Spouse(s)Margie Wilson
Education
OccupationBusinessman

Michael Holcombe Wilson, PC CC (November 4, 1937 – February 10, 2019) was a Canadian businessman, politician and diplomat. He was the Chairman of Barclays Capital Canada Inc. from May 2010 until his death in February of 2019.[1]

He was a member of Parliament (MP) in the House of Commons of Canada from 1979 to 1993. He was a member of the Progressive Conservative Party. He was a cabinet members in the Joe Clark and Brian Mulroney governments between 1979 and 1993. He was the Canadian Ambassador to the United States from 2006 until 2009.

Wilson died from cancer on February 10, 2019 at the age of 81.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Barclays rolls out big guns". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 2018-02-06.
  2. "Former finance minister, ambassador and businessman Michael Wilson dies at 81". Retrieved Feb 12, 2019 – via The Globe and Mail.

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