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GIGANTÈS, The Hon. Philippe D., B.A., M.A., Ph.D.
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Date of Birth (yyyy.mm.dd): 1923.08.16
Place of Birth: Salonica, Greece
Deceased Date (yyyy.mm.dd): 2004.12.09 (81 years old)
Profession | Occupation: Author, Journalist
Notes: First Canadian of Hellenic origin appointed to the Senate. (Source: Encyclopedia of Canada's peoples)
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 5330 Days (14 years, 7 months, 3 days)
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Senatorial DivisionPolitical Affiliation at NominationTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)Appointed on the advice of
De Lorimier, Quebec Liberal 1984.01.13 - 1998.08.16 Trudeau, Pierre Elliott
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ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (yyyy.mm.dd)Result
Broadview--Greenwood, Ontario Liberal 1980.02.18 Defeated

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Liberal 1984.01.13 - 1998.08.16

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Military Service


Military OrganizationFunctionTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Royal Navy Officer -
Korean War, 1950-1953 Spent 33 months in a North Korean prison camp. Participant -
World War II, 1939-1945 Highly-decorated veteran of the British navy. Participant -
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

  • Faut-il se quitter pour vivre heureux?.
    Limoges, France : Éditions RD; 1995. 156 p.

  • Is the free trade deal really for you?.
    Toronto : Stoddart ; 1988. xi, 75 p.

  • Libre? échange : 6 questions vitales, 54 réponses claires .
    LaSalle [Québec] : Hurtubise HMH; c1988. xi, 80 p.

  • Power & greed: a short history of the world.
    London : Constable; 2002. xiii, 258 p.

  • The road ahead .
    Toronto : Stoddart; 1990. v, 202 p. : ill.


Articles

  • A writer's final deadline.
    Maclean's. 115 (13):52 Apr. 1, 2002.

  • Back from the brink.
    Maclean's. 116 (2):52 June 9, 2003 .

  • Minute, les pseudo-libéraux .
    Actualité. 11(5):146 mai 1986.


^ Multiple Authors Books

  • The thin book: reforming the Senate. Gigantès, Philippe D. and Susan Elrington
    [S.l. : The Author; 1998]. 48 p.


Oral History Project

  • Interview of the Hon. Philippe D. Gigantes conducted in 1989 / by Tom Earle.
    Ottawa : Library of Parliament; 1989. 2 pts. (119 leaves)


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