Robert Keith Alexander

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Robert Keith Alexander
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta
In office
1982 – November 5, 1985
Preceded by Peter Knaak
Succeeded by Don Getty
Constituency Edmonton-Whitemud
Personal details
Born (1930-07-23)July 23, 1930[1]
Vulcan, Alberta, Canada
Died November 12, 2014(2014-11-12) (aged 84)
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Political party Progressive Conservative
Spouse(s) Denise Vanessa Varenne

Robert Keith Alexander (July 23, 1930 – November 12, 2014) was a provincial level politician from Alberta, Canada. He served as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 1982 to 1985.

Political career[edit]

Alexander ran for a seat in the Alberta Legislature in the 1982 Alberta general election. He won the electoral district of Edmonton-Whitemud with a landslide victory to hold it for the governing Progressive Conservative party.[2] He resigned his seat on November 5, 1985 so that Premier Don Getty could run in a by-election to have a seat in the legislature.[3] He died on November 12, 2014, one day after the death of his wife, Vanessa.[4]


  1. ^ Simpson, K. Canadian who's who, 1990. Retrieved December 12, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Edmonton-Whitemud results 1982". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved October 24, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Edmonton-Whitemud By-election". Elections Alberta. Retrieved October 25, 2009. 
  4. ^ "Denise and Robert ALEXANDER Obituary: View Denise ALEXANDER's Obituary by Calgary Herald". Retrieved December 12, 2014. 

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