Charlie Penson

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Charlie Penson
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Peace River
In office
Preceded by Albert Cooper
Succeeded by Chris Warkentin
Personal details
Born Charles Frederick Penson
(1942-12-01) December 1, 1942 (age 74)
Grande Prairie, Alberta
Political party Conservative Party of Canada
Occupation farmer

Charles Frederick "Charlie" Penson (born December 1, 1942) is a Canadian former politician. Penson was a member of the Conservative Party of Canada in the Canadian House of Commons, representing the riding of Peace River[1] from 1993 to 2005. He has also been a member of the Canadian Alliance (2000–2003) and the Reform Party of Canada (1993–2000). Penson is a former farmer and grain grower. During his time in the House, Penson served as official opposition critic of International Trade and also of Industry and Finance.

Penson was born in Grande Prairie, Alberta.


  1. ^ Hill, Tony L. (2002-12-12). Canadian politics, riding by riding: an in-depth analysis of Canada's 301 federal electoral districts. Prospect Park Press. p. 390. ISBN 978-0-9723436-0-2. Retrieved 4 April 2011. 

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