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ROMPKEY, The Hon. Bill, P.C., B.A., M.A., LL.D. (Hon.)
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Date of Birth (yyyy.mm.dd): 1936.05.13
Place of Birth: Belleoram, Newfoundland
Profession | Occupation: Educator
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 14075 Days (38 years, 6 months, 14 days)
^ Senate
Senatorial DivisionPolitical Affiliation at NominationTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)Appointed on the advice of
Newfoundland and Labrador, Newfoundland and Labrador Maiden speech. Liberal 1995.09.21 - 2011.05.13 Chrétien, Joseph Jacques Jean
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (yyyy.mm.dd)Result
Labrador, Newfoundland and Labrador Resignation. Called to the Senate. Liberal 1993.10.25 Elected
Labrador, Newfoundland and Labrador Liberal 1988.11.21 Elected
Grand Falls--White Bay--Labrador, Newfoundland and Labrador Liberal 1984.09.04 Elected
Grand Falls--White Bay--Labrador, Newfoundland and Labrador Liberal 1980.02.18 Elected
Grand Falls--White Bay--Labrador, Newfoundland and Labrador Liberal 1979.05.22 Elected
Grand Falls--White Bay--Labrador, Newfoundland and Labrador Liberal 1974.07.08 Elected
Grand Falls--White Bay--Labrador, Newfoundland and Labrador Liberal 1972.10.30 Elected

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Liberal 1972.10.30 - 2011.05.13

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian
Minister

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Minister of National Revenue 1980.03.03 - 1982.09.29

Minister of State / Secretary of State

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Minister of State (Transport) 1984.06.30 - 1984.09.16
Minister of State (Mines) 1984.01.10 - 1984.06.29
Minister of State (Small Businesses and Tourism) 1982.09.30 - 1983.08.11

Regional Minister

RegionTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Newfoundland and Labrador 1981.02.25 - 1984

Parliamentary Secretary

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Manpower and Immigration 1974.09.15 - 1975.09.14
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of the Environment 1974.01.01 - 1974.05.09
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of the Environment 1972.12.22 - 1973.12.21

Leader of the Government in the Senate

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate 2004.01.15 - 2006.02.05

Whip

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Government Whip in the Senate 2001.09.07 - 2004.01.14

Critic

Area of ResponsibilityTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness 1991 - 1993
National Defence 1989.02 - 1993.09
Mines 1988.01.22 - 1989
Science and Technology 1987.06.03 - 1987.01.21
Secretary of State 1987.01.16 - 1989.02
Consumer and Corporate Affairs 1984.10.01 - 1985.08.26

Assistant / Associate Critic

Area of ResponsibilityTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
National Defence 1985.08.27 - 1986.01

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Member

CommitteeTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Economic and Regional Development 1984.01.26 - 1984.09.16
Legislation and House Planning 1984.01.26 - 1984.09.16
Communications 1984.01.26 - 1984.09.16
Communications 1982.10.27 - 1983.09.13
Economic and Regional Development 1982.01.25 - 1983.09.13
Economic Development 1980.07.10 - 1982.01.24
Government Operations 1980.07.10 - 1982.10.26
Treasury Board 1980.07.10 - 1982.10.26
Special Committee of Council 1980.07.10 - 1983.09.13

Alternate Member

CommitteeTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Treasury Board 1982.10.27 - 1983.09.13

Military Service


Military OrganizationFunctionTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Royal Canadian Navy (Reserve) Lieutenant 1955.01.01 - 1963.01.01
Selected Publications This bibliography includes books, chapters in books and journal articles written, edited, compiled or translated solely by the parliamentarian or with others.

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^ Sole Author Books

  • The novels of Robert Louis Stevenson.
    Thesis (M.A.) -- Memorial University of Newfoundland; 1961. 164 leaves.

  • The story of Labrador .
    Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press; c2003. xii, 195 p.

  • The story of Labrador .
    1st pbk. ed. Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press; 2005. xii, 195 p.


Chapters in Books

  • The defence policy review .
    In: The Canadian defence policy review / edited by Alex Morrison, Susan McNish. Toronto : Canadian Institute of Strategic Studies; 1994. p. 60-6.


Articles

  • Canada's universities: the Liberal viewpoint.
    CAUT / ACPPU bulletin. 35 (7):5 Sept. 1988.

  • Canada's universities: the Liberal viewpoint.
    CAUT / ACPPU bulletin. 34 (7):6 Sept. 1987.

  • Private Member's bill proposes establishment of Canadian post-secondary education council.
    CAUT / ACPPU Bulletin. 33(9):9 Nov. 1986.


^ Sole Editor / Compiler / Translator Books

  • From the coast to far inland: collected writings on Labrador / edited and with an introduction by William Rompkey.
    Halifax, N.S. : Nimbus; 2006. 272 p.


^ Multiple Authors Oral History Project

  • Mr. Bill Rompkey, M.P. : interview / conducted by Tom Earle.
    Ottawa : Library of Parliament; [1991?]. 93 p.


^ Multiple Editors / Compilers / Translators Books

  • Your daughter, Fanny: the war letters of Frances Cluett, VAD / edited by Bert Riggs and William Rompkey.
    St. John's, Nfld. : Flanker Press; 2006.


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