Sheila Embury

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Sheila Embury
MLA for Calgary-North West
In office
Preceded bynone
Succeeded byStan Cassin
Personal details
Born(1931-06-06)June 6, 1931
Calgary, Alberta
DiedAugust 1, 2005(2005-08-01) (aged 74)
Calgary, Alberta
Political partyProgressive Conservative Association of Alberta

Sheila Barbara Embury (June 6, 1931 – August 1, 2005) was a former nurse and provincial level politician from Alberta, Canada.

Early life[edit]

Sheila Barbara Pease was born on June 6, 1931.[1] She graduated from the University of Alberta with a nurses degree in 1971.[2]

Political career[edit]

Embury was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta after winning the new Calgary North West electoral district in the 1979 Alberta general election. She picked up the riding for the Progressive Conservatives winning handily over Social Credit candidate Harold Gunderson. Embury ran for a second term in office in the 1982 Alberta general election. She won re-election in a landslide winning a margin of almost 10,000 votes over the second place challenger.[3]

During her time in office she served on the Members’ Services; Private Bills; Privileges and Elections, Standing Orders and Printing; Public Accounts; and Public Affairs and the Select Special Committee to Examine the Role of Upper House in Canadian Federal System.[1]

Embury died on August 1, 2005 of cancer.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Alberta Hansard" (PDF). Legislative Assembly of Alberta. November 15, 2005. p. 1619. Retrieved 2008-02-20.
  2. ^ a b Victor Olivier (October 3, 2005). "Died - Shiela B. Embury". Western Standard. p. 51.
  3. ^ "Calgary North West election results". Alberta Heritage Foundation. Archived from the original on 2011-06-12. Retrieved 2008-02-20.

External links[edit]

Legislative Assembly of Alberta
Preceded by
New District
MLA Calgary North West
Succeeded by
Stan Cassin