Donald Wood

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Donald Paul Wood
Member of Parliament
for Malpeque
In office
1977 – 1979
Preceded by Angus MacLean
Succeeded by Melbourne Gass
Personal details
Born (1933-03-22)March 22, 1933
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Died July 7, 2015(2015-07-07) (aged 82)
Kensington, Prince Edward Island
Political party Liberal
Profession businessman, farmer

Donald Paul Wood (March 22, 1933 – July 7, 2015) was a Canadian politician and a businessman and farmer. He was elected to the Canadian House of Commons as a Member of the Liberal Party in a 1977 by-election, after the resignation of Tory Angus MacLean on October 20, 1976. During this time, he was Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Regional Economic Expansion. He lost the 1979 election to Melbourne Gass. He lost the 1968 election to the Hon. Angus MacLean. He also sat as a member of various standing committees including Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry and Public Accounts. Wood died on July 7, 2015.[1]

He was honoured along with other members who passed in 2015 in a memorial ceremony held in the Senate Chambers on May 30, 2016 hosted by The Canadian Association of Former Parliamentarians.


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