Douglas Everett

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Douglas Everett
Senator for Fort Rouge, Manitoba
In office
1966–1994
Appointed byLester B. Pearson
Personal details
Born
Douglas Donald Everett

(1927-08-12)August 12, 1927
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
DiedMarch 27, 2018(2018-03-27) (aged 90)
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Political partyLiberal
CommitteesChair, Standing Committee on National Finance

Douglas Donald Everett (August 12, 1927 – March 27, 2018) was a Canadian automobile dealer, lawyer, and retired Senator.

Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, he attended the Royal Canadian Naval College in Royal Roads, British Columbia from 1943 to 1945 and served as a Sub-Lieutenant from 1943 to 1947. After his military service, he received a Bachelor of Laws degree from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1950 and from the University of Manitoba in 1951. He was called to Bar of Ontario in 1950 and the Bar of Manitoba in 1951.

In 1966, he was appointed to the Senate representing the senatorial division of Fort Rouge, Manitoba. In 1969, he promoted a bill addressing the production and conservation of oil and gas in Canada's north.[1]

He sat as a Liberal until 1990 when he resigned from the Liberal Party over his support of the introduction of the GST. He then sat as an Independent Liberal. He resigned from the Senate in 1994. Everett died in March 2018 at the age of 90.[2]

References[edit]

  • "Canadian Who's Who 1997 entry". Archived from the original on June 8, 2009. Retrieved February 26, 2006.
  1. ^ Winnipeg Free Press, 8 February 1969, p. 2.
  2. ^ Douglas Everett obituary

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