Bob Kilger

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Robert "Bob" Kilger
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Stormont—Dundas
In office
1988–2000
Preceded by Norman Warner
Succeeded by Name was changed in 1999 to Stormont—Dundas—Charlottenburgh.
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Stormont—Dundas—Charlottenburgh
In office
2000–2004
Succeeded by The electoral district was abolished in 2003.
Mayor of Cornwall, Ontario
Incumbent
Assumed office
2006
Preceded by Phil Poirier
Personal details
Born (1944-06-29) June 29, 1944 (age 70)
Cornwall, Ontario
Political party Liberal
Portfolio Chief Government Whip (1996-2001)
Deputy Speaker and Chairman of Committees of the Whole of the House of Commons (2001-2004)

Robert "Bob" Kilger (born June 29, 1944) is a Canadian politician.

Born in Cornwall, Ontario, Kilger is the former Liberal member of Parliament for the Cornwall region, representing the riding Stormont—Dundas—South Glengarry from 2000 to 2004, and Stormont—Dundas from 1988 to 2000. He was Chief Government Whip, and Deputy Speaker and Chairman of Committees of the Whole of the House of Commons. [1]

He lost his seat in the 2004 election to Conservative candidate Guy Lauzon.

Prior to his political life, he was a businessman and coached the Cornwall Royals to a Memorial Cup victory in 1981. He also was a referee in the NHL. His son is retired Toronto Maple Leafs forward Chad Kilger.

Kilger was elected Mayor of the City of Cornwall on November 13, 2006 with 49.4% of the popular vote. He was re-elected on October 25, 2010. On October 27, 2014, Kilger lost the 2014 mayoral race to Leslie O'Shaughnessy by nearly 1000 votes. [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hazelton, Cheryl (27 October 2014). "Cornwall Chooses Change". Web: Standard Freeholder. Retrieved 7 November 2014. 

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