|Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly
for Antrim North
25 June 1998 – 5 May 2011
|Preceded by||New Creation|
|Succeeded by||Robin Swann|
23 October 1929 |
Ballymena, Northern Ireland
|Political party||Ulster Unionist Party|
|Alma mater||Trinity College, Dublin University of Ulster|
He is married with one son and one daughter. He is a retired Presbyterian minister and a former lecturer in religious studies at Belfast Institute for Further and Higher Education.
He was elected a Councillor for Ballymena Borough Council in 1985 and was Mayor of Ballymena from 1993 to 1996.
Coulter was elected Alderman of the Borough of Ballymena in 1996.
He was elected to represent the constituency of North Antrim in the Northern Ireland Forum for Political Dialogue (1996–1998)
He was a member of the Health, Social Service and Public Safety Committee in the 1998-2003 Assembly.
Coulter was re-elected to his Assembly seat in 2007.
In 2010, the Reverend Dr. Robert Coulter was honoured for his public service with membership in the Civil Division of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.
Coulter did not put his name forward for the 2011 election in North Antrim, effectively retiring. He was in his 80's.
- "Biography - Robert Coulter". Northern Ireland Assembly. Retrieved 2010-03-28.
- Stratagem - Public Affairs and Government Relations
- "Coulter thanks voters for three in a row victory". Ballymoney and Moyle Times. 2007-03-14. Retrieved 2010-03-28.
- "BBC News - Ulster Unionist MLA Robert Coulter to retire". BBC News. BBC News. Retrieved 30 August 2012.
|Mayor of Ballymena
1993 - 1996
|Northern Ireland Forum|
|Member for North Antrim
1996 - 1998
|Northern Ireland Assembly|
|MLA for Antrim North
1998 - 2011