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MACEACHEN, The Hon. Allan Joseph, P.C., O.C., M.A., LL.D., Litt.D.
Picture of MACEACHEN, The Hon. Allan Joseph, P.C., O.C., M.A., LL.D., Litt.D.
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Source: Senate
Date of Birth (yyyy.mm.dd): 1921.07.06
Place of Birth: Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada
Profession | Occupation: Economist, professor
Notes: Of Scottish origin.
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 14132 Days (38 years, 8 months, 9 days)
^ Senate
Senatorial DivisionPolitical Affiliation at NominationTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)Appointed on the advice of
Highlands-Canso, Nova Scotia Liberal 1984.06.29 - 1996.07.06 Trudeau, Pierre Elliott
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (yyyy.mm.dd)Result
Cape Breton Highlands--Canso, Nova Scotia Resignation. Called to the Senate. Liberal 1980.02.18 Elected
Cape Breton Highlands--Canso, Nova Scotia Liberal 1979.05.22 Elected
Cape Breton Highlands--Canso, Nova Scotia Liberal 1974.07.08 Elected
Cape Breton Highlands--Canso, Nova Scotia Liberal 1972.10.30 Elected
Cape Breton Highlands--Canso, Nova Scotia Liberal 1968.06.25 Elected
Inverness--Richmond, Nova Scotia Liberal 1965.11.08 Elected
Inverness--Richmond, Nova Scotia Liberal 1963.04.08 Elected
Inverness--Richmond, Nova Scotia Liberal 1962.06.18 Elected
Inverness--Richmond, Nova Scotia Liberal 1958.03.31 Defeated
Inverness--Richmond, Nova Scotia Liberal 1957.06.10 Elected
Inverness--Richmond, Nova Scotia Liberal 1953.08.10 Elected

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Liberal 1953.08.10 -

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian
Deputy Prime Minister

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Deputy Prime Minister 1980.03.03 - 1984.06.29
Deputy Prime Minister 1977.09.16 - 1979.06.03

Minister

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Secretary of State for External Affairs 1982.09.10 - 1984.06.29
Minister of Finance 1980.03.03 - 1982.09.09
President of the Privy Council 1976.09.14 - 1979.06.03
Secretary of State for External Affairs 1974.08.08 - 1976.09.13
President of the Privy Council 1970.09.24 - 1974.08.07
Minister of Manpower and Immigration 1968.07.06 - 1970.09.23
President of the Privy Council (acting) 1968.05.02 - 1968.07.05
Minister of National Health and Welfare 1968.04.20 - 1968.07.05
Minister of National Health and Welfare 1965.12.18 - 1968.04.19
Minister of Amateur Sport 1965.12.18 - 1968.07.05
Minister of Labour 1963.04.22 - 1965.12.17

Regional Minister

RegionTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Nova Scotia 1981.02.25 - 1984

Leader of the Government in the Senate

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Leader of the Government in the Senate 1984.06.30 - 1984.09.16

Leader of the Government in the House of Commons

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Leader of the Government in the House of Commons 1976.09.14 - 1979.03.26
Leader of the Government in the House of Commons 1970.09.24 - 1974.05.09
Leader of the Government in the House of Commons 1967.05.04 - 1968.04.23

Leader of the Opposition in the Senate

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Leader of the Opposition in the Senate Retired on September 30, 1991; retained his seat in the Senate. 1984.09.17 - 1991.09.30

Leader of the Opposition in the House Of Commons

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Official Opposition House Leader 1979.10.09 - 1979.12.14

House Leader

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Liberal Party House Leader 1979.10.09 - 1979.12.14
Liberal Party House Leader 1976.09.14 - 1979.03.26
Liberal Party House Leader 1970.09.24 - 1974.05.09
Liberal Party House Leader 1967.05.04 - 1968.04.23

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^ Committees - Cabinet
Chair

CommitteeTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Foreign and Defence Policy 1982.10.27 - 1984.06.28

Vice-Chair

CommitteeTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Security and Intelligence 1981.10.07 - 1984.06.28
Public Service 1980.07.10 - 1982.10.26
Treasury Board 1980.07.10 - 1982.10.26
Priorities and Planning 1980.07.10 - 1984.06.28

Member

CommitteeTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Public Service 1982.10.27 - 1984.06.28
Economic and Regional Development 1982.01.25 - 1982.10.26
Security and Intelligence 1980.07.10 - 1981.10.06
Economic Development 1980.07.10 - 1982.01.24
Government Operations 1980.07.10 - 1982.10.26
Foreign and Defence Policy 1980.07.10 - 1982.10.26
Social Development 1980.07.10 - 1982.10.26
Communications 1980.07.10 - 1984.06.28

Ex-officio Member

CommitteeTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Economic and Regional Development 1982.10.27 - 1984.06.28
Social Development 1982.10.27 - 1984.06.28
Government Operations 1982.10.27 - 1984.06.28

^ Political Party Roles
Liberal Party of Canada

RoleTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Leadership Candidate 1968.04.06 - 1968.04.06

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