Elmer MacFadyen

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Elmer MacFadyen
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island for
In office
November 18, 1996 – May 28, 2007
Preceded byRiding Established
Succeeded byDoug Currie
Personal details
Born(1943-01-09)January 9, 1943
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
DiedAugust 17, 2007(2007-08-17) (aged 64)
Political partyProgressive Conservative

Elmer MacFadyen (January 9, 1943 – August 17, 2007) was a Canadian politician. He represented Sherwood-Hillsborough in the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island from 1996 to 2007 as a Progressive Conservative member.

MacFadyen was born in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, the son of Donald MacFadyen. He married Judy McAlduff in 1968. MacFadyen was named government house leader in 1996 and was appointed to cabinet as Minister of Community and Cultural Affairs in August 2002.[1] He was defeated in the 2007 general election held in May 2007. MacFadyen suffered a massive heart attack at his home in Charlottetown in August of that year and died in hospital. He was 64 years old.[2][3]


  • Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 2000, K. O'Handley ISBN 0-7876-3560-X
  1. ^ "Changes to Ministry". Government of Prince Edward Island. August 22, 2002. Retrieved 2016-06-03.
  2. ^ "Former P.E.I. cabinet minister dies". CBC News. August 20, 2007. Retrieved 2016-06-03.
  3. ^ "Former minister Elmer MacFadyen dies suddenly". The Guardian. August 18, 2007. Retrieved 2016-06-03.

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