Roger Kimmerly

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Roger Kimmerly
MLA for Whitehorse South Centre
In office
1981–1989
Preceded by Jack Hibberd
Succeeded by Joyce Hayden
Personal details
Born (1948-01-27) January 27, 1948 (age 69)
Ottawa, Ontario
Political party New Democrat

Roger Stephen Kimmerly is a former Canadian politician, who represented the electoral district of Whitehorse South Centre in the Yukon Legislative Assembly from 1981 to 1989.[1] He was a member of the Yukon New Democratic Party.[2]

He was first elected in a by-election in 1981, following the resignation of Jack Hibberd. His victory resulted in the New Democrats replacing the Yukon Liberal Party as the Official Opposition in the Legislative Assembly. He was subsequently re-elected in the 1982 and 1985 elections.

He did not run in the 1989 election.

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "Staunch New Democrat remembered for his passion". Whitehorse Star, March 4, 2009.