David J. Carter

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David J. Carter
Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta
In office
1986–1993
Preceded by Gerard Amerongen
Succeeded by Stanley Schumacher
Personal details
Born (1934-04-06) April 6, 1934 (age 80)
Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan[1]
Political party Progressive Conservative

David John Carter (born April 6, 1934[1]) is a politician, clergyman, photographer and author from Alberta, Canada. Carter served in the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 1979 to 1993. He became Speaker of the Assembly in 1986 and served until 1993.

He has published fifteen books with topics ranging from poetry, short stories,western Canadian history-photography and World Wars 1 & II.

Books by Dr Carter[edit]

  • Behind Canadian Barbed Wire
  • Prairie Wings
  • Inspector F.J. Dickens of the North-West Mounted Police
  • The Legislature Ghost - Echoes of the Past

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Perry, Footz (2006) 401

Bibliography[edit]

  • Perry, Sandra E.; Footz, Valerie L. (2006). A Higher Duty : Speakers of the Legislative Assemblies of the North-West Territories and Alberta, 1888-2005. Edmonton, Alberta: Legislative Assembly of Alberta. ISBN 0-9689217-3-6. 

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Legislative Assembly of Alberta
Preceded by
Thomas Donnelly
MLA Calgary Millican
1979-1982
Succeeded by
Gordon Shrake
Preceded by
Merv Leitch
MLA Calgary-Egmont
1982-1993
Succeeded by
Denis Herard
Preceded by
Gerard Amerongen
Speaker of the Alberta Legislative Assembly
1986-1993
Succeeded by
Stanley Schumacher