Margaret Jean Anderson

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The Hon.
Margaret Jean Anderson
Senator for Northumberland-Miramichi, New Brunswick
In office
March 23, 1978 – August 7, 1990
Appointed by Pierre Trudeau
Personal details
Born (1915-08-07)August 7, 1915
Burnt Church, New Brunswick
Died December 8, 2003(2003-12-08) (aged 88)
Political party Liberal
Relations William Stafford Anderson, father

Margaret Jean Anderson (August 7, 1915 – December 8, 2003) was a Canadian businesswoman and senator.

Born in Burnt Church, New Brunswick, she was president of the family business, W.S. Anderson and Company Ltd., a lumber company.

From 1972 to 1976, she was president of the New Brunswick Women's Liberal Association.

In 1978, she was summoned to the senate on the advice of Pierre Trudeau representing the senatorial division of Northumberland--Miramichi, New Brunswick. She sat as a member of the Liberal Party of Canada and retired at the age of 75 in 1990.


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