Ed Conroy (politician)

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Ed Conroy
Member of the British Columbia Legislative Assembly
for Rossland-Trail
In office
October 17, 1991 – May 16, 2001
Preceded by Christopher D'Arcy
Succeeded by Riding Abolished
Personal details
Born (1946-10-21) October 21, 1946 (age 71)
Rossland, British Columbia
Political party New Democrat
Spouse(s) Katrine Conroy
Residence Pass Creek, British Columbia
Occupation rancher

Ed Conroy (born October 21, 1946) is a Canadian politician, who was MLA for Rossland-Trail in the Canadian province of British Columbia from 1991 to 2001.[1][2] He is a member of the British Columbia New Democratic Party.[2]

Conroy was born in Rossland, British Columbia and raised in Castlegar. He was educated in Castlegar and at the University of Victoria. Before entering politics, Conroy worked on a towboat. He also raised purebred cattle.[3] He was defeated by Sandy Santori when he ran for reelection to the provincial assembly in 2001.[4]

His wife, Katrine Conroy is the current MLA for the redistributed district of Kootenay West.[4]


  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ a b McMartin, Will (2005-04-19). "West Kootenay-Boundary and Nelson Creston Move into 'Solid' NDP column". The Tyee. Archived from the original on 2010-01-27. Retrieved 2010-01-27. 
  3. ^ "Hon. Ed Conroy". Legislative Assembly of British Columbia. Retrieved 2012-03-07. 
  4. ^ a b "Kootenay West". B.C. Votes. CBC. Retrieved 2012-03-07. 
British Columbia Provincial Government of Ujjal Dosanjh
Cabinet posts (2)
Predecessor Office Successor
Corky Evans Minister of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries
November 1, 2000–June 5, 2001
John van Dongen
Corky Evans Minister Responsible for Rural Development
November 1, 2000–June 5, 2001
Ministry Abolished