Robert H. MacQuarrie

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Robert H. McQuarrie
Member of the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories
In office
1979–1987
Succeeded by Brian Lewis
Constituency Yellowknife Centre
Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Northwest Territories
In office
1979–1987
Preceded by David Searle
Succeeded by Donald Morton Stewart
Personal details
Born (1935-01-10) January 10, 1935 (age 79)
Edson, Alberta
Political party non-partisan
consensus government
Occupation educator

Robert Hector MacQuarrie (born January 10, 1935) was a politician and teacher from Northwest Territories, Canada.

Political career[edit]

MacQuarrie was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Northwest Territories in the 1979 Northwest Territories general election. He served as Speaker of the Legislative Assembly for 1 year. He resigned from his post as speaker because he wanted to participate in debates in the Legislature.

Robert was re-elected in Yellowknife Centre in the 1983 Northwest Territories general election. As chairman of the Special Committee on Unity, and later as vice-chairman of the Western Constitutional Forum Robert played a significant role in the division of the Northwest Territories.

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Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories
Preceded by
New District
MLA Yellowknife Centre
1979-1987
Succeeded by
Brian Lewis
Preceded by
David Searle
Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Northwest Territories
1979-1980
Succeeded by
Donald Morton Stewart