Claude Williams (politician)

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The Honourable
Claude Williams
Minister of Transportation
Assumed office
12 October 2010
Premier David Alward
Preceded by Denis Landry
Minister of Education
In office
14 February 2006 – 3 October 2006
Premier Bernard Lord
Preceded by Madeleine Dubé
Succeeded by Kelly Lamrock
MLA for Kent South
In office
23 April 2001 – 2014
Preceded by Camille Thériault
Succeeded by Benoît Bourque
Personal details
Born 25 November 1955
Saint-Antoine, New Brunswick
Political party Progressive Conservative
Alma mater University of Moncton

Claude Williams (born November 25, 1955 in Saint-Antoine, New Brunswick) is a former civil servant and politician in the province of New Brunswick, Canada.

Williams studied at the University of Moncton, graduating with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. Williams was executive assistant to Omer Léger and then a regional manager for the provincial Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture. He also served as a municipal councillor in Saint-Antoine.

He was first elected to the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick in a 2001 by-election and was re-elected in the 2003 general election and the 2006 general election. He served in the cabinet for part of 2006.