Stuart Leggatt

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Stuart Malcolm Leggatt
Member of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia for Coquitlam-Moody
In office
Preceded by The riding was created in 1979.
Succeeded by Mark Rose
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for New Westminster
In office
Preceded by Douglas Hogarth
Succeeded by The riding was abolished in 1976.
Personal details
Born (1931-11-09)November 9, 1931
New Westminster, British Columbia
Died September 21, 2002(2002-09-21) (aged 70)
Political party New Democratic Party
Other political
New Democratic Party of British Columbia
Portfolio N.D.P. Caucus Chair (1976)

Stuart Malcolm Leggatt (November 9, 1931 – September 21, 2002) was a Canadian politician and judge.

Born in New Westminster, British Columbia, he received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of British Columbia and a law degree in 1954. He practiced law in Port Coquitlam and Vancouver. In 1969, he was elected as an alderman in Port Coquitlam. He was elected to the Canadian House of Commons for the riding of New Westminster in 1972 federal election. A New Democrat, he was re-elected in the 1974 election. From 1979 to 1983, he was the NDP MLA for the Coquitlam-Moody riding.

In 1983, he became a judge. He was appointed to the Supreme Court of British Columbia in 1990.


  • Tom Hawthorn (October 19, 2002). "Stuart Leggatt: B.C. politician once made list of top 10 MPs". The Globe and Mail. p. F8. 

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