Russell MacEwan

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Howard Russell MacEwan
Member of Parliament
for Pictou
In office
June 1957 – June 1968
Member of Parliament
for Central Nova
In office
June 1968 – January 1971
Personal details
Born (1925-05-08)8 May 1925
Westville, Nova Scotia
Died 29 June 2008(2008-06-29) (aged 83)
New Glasgow, Nova Scotia
Political party Progressive Conservative
Spouse(s) Joan MacDonald (predeceased)
Profession barrister and solicitor

Howard Russell MacEwan (8 May 1925 – 29 June 2008) was a Progressive Conservative party member of the House of Commons of Canada. He was born in Westville, Nova Scotia and became a barrister and solicitor by career.

He was first elected at the Pictou riding in the 1957 general election, then re-elected there in the 1958, 1962, 1963 and 1965. With riding boundary changes, MacEwan won re-election at Central Nova riding in the 1968 federal election. He left federal politics in January 1971, during his term in the 28th Canadian Parliament, to become a Nova Scotia provincial judge at Amherst. From 1977 to 1991, he was based in New Glasgow.[1]

Russell MacEwan died at Aberdeen Hospital in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia on 29 June 2008.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b "Obituaries: Judge H. Russell MacEwan". The News (Pictou County, Nova Scotia). 1 July 2008. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Former MP and judge MacEwan dies". CBC News. 2 July 2008. 

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