Lorne Taylor

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Lorne Taylor (born 1944) is a former tenured professor and member of the provincial legislature of Alberta, Canada.

Political career[edit]

Taylor was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta in the 1993 Alberta general election. He defeated three other candidates including Al Strom of the Social Credit with a large plurality. He won his second term in office in the 1997 Alberta general election, with a larger plurality defeating three other candidates.[1] In 1999 Taylor was appointed to the cabinet as Minister of Science and Innovation.[2] He won his third term in office in the 2001 Alberta general election. This time Taylor won in a landslide defeating two other candidates.[3] He was appointed to serve as Minister of the Environment and retired at dissolution of the Legislature in 2004.[2]


  1. ^ "Cypress-Medicine Hat Official Results 1993 and 1997 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage. Retrieved 2008-03-08. 
  2. ^ a b "Lorne Taylor Biography". Canadian Water Network. Retrieved 2008-03-15. 
  3. ^ "Cypress-Medicine Hat Official Results 2001 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage. Retrieved 2008-03-08. 

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Legislative Assembly of Alberta
Preceded by
New District
MLA Cypress-Medicine Hat
Succeeded by
Leonard Mitzel