Claude Williams (politician)

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Claude Williams
Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure
In office
October 12, 2010 – October 7, 2014
PremierDavid Alward
Preceded byDenis Landry
Succeeded byRoger Melanson
Minister of Education
In office
February 14, 2006 – October 3, 2006
PremierBernard Lord
Preceded byMadeleine Dubé
Succeeded byKelly Lamrock
Member of the New Brunswick Legislative Assembly
for Kent South
In office
April 23, 2001 – September 22, 2014
Preceded byCamille Thériault
Succeeded byBenoît Bourque
Personal details
Born25 November 1955
Saint-Antoine, New Brunswick
Political partyProgressive Conservative
Alma materUniversity of Moncton

Claude Williams (born November 25, 1955 in Saint-Antoine, New Brunswick) is a politician and former civil servant 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. He was Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure from 2010 until his defeat in the 2014 General Election.