David J. Carter

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David J. Carter
Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta
In office
Preceded byGerard Amerongen
Succeeded byStanley Schumacher
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta
In office
ConstituencyCalgary Millican (1979–82)
Calgary-Egmont (1982–93)
Personal details
Born (1934-04-06) April 6, 1934 (age 85)
Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan[1]
Political partyProgressive Conservative
Alma materUniversity of Manitoba
St. John's College, University of Manitoba
Vancouver School of Theology
Professionauthor, minister

David John Carter (born April 6, 1934) is a politician, clergyman, photographer and author from Alberta, Canada.[1][2]

Carter served in the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 1979 to 1993. He became Speaker of the Assembly in 1986 and served until 1993.

He has published seventeen books with topics ranging from poetry, short stories,western Canadian history-photography and World Wars 1 & II.

Books by Dr Carter[edit]

  • Behind Canadian Barbed Wire
  • Prairie Wings
  • Inspector F.J. Dickens of the North-West Mounted Police
  • The Legislature Ghost - Echoes of the Past
  • Reflections - Images and Phrases


  1. ^ a b Perry, Footz (2006) 401
  2. ^ [1]


  • Perry, Sandra E.; Footz, Valerie L. (2006). A Higher Duty : Speakers of the Legislative Assemblies of the North-West Territories and Alberta, 1888-2005. Edmonton, Alberta: Legislative Assembly of Alberta. ISBN 0-9689217-3-6.

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Legislative Assembly of Alberta
Preceded by
Thomas Donnelly
MLA Calgary Millican
Succeeded by
Gordon Shrake
Preceded by
Merv Leitch
MLA Calgary-Egmont
Succeeded by
Denis Herard
Preceded by
Gerard Amerongen
Speaker of the Alberta Legislative Assembly
Succeeded by
Stanley Schumacher