Gwyn at the Eden Mills Writers' Festival in 2012
|Born||May 26, 1934|
Bury St. Edmunds, England
|Died||August 15, 2020(aged 86)|
|Notable works||The Northern Magus: Pierre Trudeau and Canadians, John A.: The Man Who Made Us, Nation Maker: Sir John A. Macdonald: His Life, Our Times|
|Spouse||Sandra Gwyn (m. 1958-2000, her death)|
Carol Bishop-Gwyn (m. 2005)
Richard John Philip Jermy Gwyn, OC (May 26, 1934 – August 15, 2020) was a Canadian journalist, author, historian, and civil servant.
From 1960 to 1962, he was the Ottawa editor for Maclean-Hunter Business Publications. From 1962 to 1968, he worked for Time Canada as a parliamentary correspondent and contributing editor. From 1968 to 1970, he was the executive assistant to the Minister of Communications, Eric Kierans.
From 1970 to 1973, he was the director-general, socio-economic planning in the Department of Communications.