Brian Lewis (politician)
|Brian W. Lewis|
|Member of the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories|
|Preceded by||Robert H. MacQuarrie|
|Succeeded by||Jake Ootes|
September 26, 1936 |
London, England, United Kingdom
|Spouse(s)||Della Bunz, m. 3 Aug 1963|
|Alma mater||University of Wales
University of Toronto
Brian Wyndham Lewis is a former educator, deputy minister in the Northwest Territories government, elected politician and speaker of the Northwest Territories Legislature.
Lewis and his family first moved to the Northwest Territories in 1963. Lewis was first elected to the Northwest Territories Legislature in the 1987 Northwest Territories general election he won the Yellowknife Centre electoral district. He was re-elected in the 1991 Northwest Territories general election. Lewis ran for the position of speaker but was defeated by Jeannie Marie-Jewell. He became deputy speaker instead. On December 15, 1994 Jewell would resign as speaker and Lewis automatically became Acting Speaker. He held that position until February 15, 1995.
- Normandin, P.G.; Normandin, A.L. (1994). Guide Parlementaire Canadien. P.G. Normandin. ISSN 0315-6168. Retrieved 2015-08-20.
- Brian Lewis. "The Development of Responsible Government in the Northwest Territories 1976 - 1998". Volume 21 Number 2 1998. Canadian Parliamentary Review. Retrieved 2007-09-12.
- "NWT Votes 2003 Yellowknife Centre Riding Profile". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 2007-09-12.
- "Legislative Reports". Vol 17 no 1 1994. Canadian Parliamentary Review. Retrieved 2007-09-12.
- "History of Northwest Territories Speaker 1975-present". Northwest Territories Legislature. Archived from the original on July 21, 2006. Retrieved 2007-09-08.
|Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories|
Robert H. MacQuarrie
|MLA Yellowknife Centre
|Acting Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Northwest Territories
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