G. Everett Chalmers

G. Everett Chalmers

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. George Everett Chalmers (June 5, 1905 - April 26, 1993) was a doctor, surgeon and political figure in New Brunswick, Canada. He represented York County, the City of Fredericton and then Fredericton South in the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick from 1963 to 1978 as a Progressive Conservative member. He was born in Bathurst, New Brunswick, the son of George Wilson Chalmers and May Branch. Chalmers was educated at the University of New Brunswick and McGill University. In 1935, he married Eloise Roberts. Chalmers was a lieutenant in a battery unit during World War II. He served on the city council for Fredericton from 1945 to 1949. Chalmers served in the province's Executive Council as a minister without portfolio. His daughter Sharon Pollock is a Canadian playwright. The character "Ev" in Pollock's play Doc is based on Dr. Everett Chalmers. His granddaughter Jennifer Pollock is an active political figure in Alberta. She represented Wards 1&2 as a Public School Trustee on the Calgary Board of Education from 1992-1999. She was the federal Liberal candidate for the riding of Calgary West in 2006 and 2008, and currently holds the Liberal nomination for the next federal election.show more

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  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 100g
  • CIV
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136694123
  • 9786136694122