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Introduction
Alone at the Top
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A. Kim Campbell.

Quick Facts

1947 -    

Term(s) of Office:
June 25, 1993 - November 3, 1993

Born

  • March 10, 1947, Port Alberni, British Columbia

Education

  • University of British Columbia, B.A. Political Science 1969, LL.B. 1983
  • London School of Economics, Soviet Studies 1970 - 1973

Personal Life

  • Married 1972, Nathan Divinsky (b. 1925)
  • Divorced 1983
  • Re-married 1986, Howard Eddy (b. 1937)
  • Divorced 1993

Occupations

  • 1975 - 1978 Lecturer, Political Science, University of British Columbia
  • 1978 - 1981 Lecturer, Political Science and History, Vancouver Community College
  • 1980 - 1984 Trustee, Vancouver School Board
  • 1983 Chairman, Vancouver School Board
  • 1984 Vice-Chairman, Vancouver School Board
  • 1985 - 1986 Director, Office of the Premier of British Columbia
  • 1986 - 1988 MLA British Columbia
  • Taught at Harvard University
  • Canada's Consul General in Los Angeles

Political Party

  • Progressive Conservative
  • June 13 - December 13, 1993 Party Leader

Constituency

  • 1988 - 1993 Vancouver Centre, British Columbia

Other Ministries

  • 1989 - 1990 Minister of State (Indian Affairs and Northern Development)
  • 1990 - 1993 Justice and Attorney General
  • 1993 National Defence, and Veterans Affairs

Political Record

  • Criminal Code Amendment (firearms control) 1991
  • Criminal Code Amendment (sexual assault) 1992
  • First woman prime minister of Canada

Source: Canada's Prime Ministers, 1867 - 1994. [Ottawa]: National Archives of Canada, c1994. 20 p.

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