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DRURY, The Hon. Charles Mills (Bud), P.C., O.C., C.B.E., D.S.O., Q.C.
Picture of DRURY, The Hon. Charles Mills (Bud), P.C., O.C., C.B.E., D.S.O., Q.C.
© House of Commons 1974
Date of Birth (yyyy.mm.dd): 1912.05.07
Place of Birth: Westmount, Quebec, Canada
Deceased Date (yyyy.mm.dd): 1991.01.12 (78 years old)
Profession | Occupation: Businessman, lawyer, public servant
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 5702 Days (15 years, 7 months, 10 days)
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (yyyy.mm.dd)Result
Westmount, Quebec Resignation. Appointed Director of the National Capital Commission. Liberal 1974.07.08 Elected
Westmount, Quebec Liberal 1972.10.30 Elected
Westmount, Quebec Liberal 1968.06.25 Elected
Saint-Antoine--Westmount, Quebec Liberal 1965.11.08 Elected
Saint-Antoine--Westmount, Quebec Liberal 1963.04.08 Elected
Saint-Antoine--Westmount, Quebec Liberal 1962.06.18 Elected

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Liberal 1962.06.18 - 1978.01.26

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian
Minister

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Minister of Finance (acting) 1975.09.10 - 1975.09.25
Minister of Public Works 1974.08.08 - 1976.09.14
Minister of National Defence (acting) 1972.09.07 - 1972.11.26
Minister of National Defence (acting) 1970.09.17 - 1970.09.23
President of the Treasury Board 1968.07.06 - 1974.08.07
Minister of Defence Production 1968.04.20 - 1968.07.05
Minister of Industry 1968.04.20 - 1968.07.05
Minister of Trade and Commerce 1968.04.20 - 1968.07.05
Minister of Industry 1963.07.25 - 1968.04.19
Minister of Defence Production 1963.04.22 - 1968.04.19

Minister of State / Secretary of State

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Minister of State for Science and Technology 1974.08.08 - 1976.09.14

^ Committees - House of Commons
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Federal Public Office
^ Departmental Deputy Minister
FunctionMinistryTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Deputy Minister National Defence 1949.01.19 - 1955.06.08
Military Service


Military OrganizationFunctionTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Canadian Army (Supplementary Reserve) Placed on the Supplementary Reserve. Honours and Decorations: -Commander of the Order of the British Empire -Distinguished Service Order -1939-45 Star -France and Germany Star -Defence Medal -Canadian Volunteer Service Medal with clasp -Mentioned in despatches -Canadian Efficiency Decoration -Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur (French) -Croix de Guerre avec palme (French) Brigadier-General 1945.09.25 - 1970.12.31
Headquarters, Royal Canadian Artillery, 4th Canadian Armoured Division Appointed acting Brigadier and Commander. Confirmed in the rank of Brigadier, June 24, 1945. Appointed temporary Commander, RCA, from June 27, 1945, to September 14, 1945. Returned to Canada, September 14, 1945. Retired September 24, 1945. Brigadier 1944.11.10 - 1944.09.24
Headquarters, 2nd Canadian Infantry Division Appointed General Staff Officer class 1 July 28, 1944. Promoted Lieutenant-Colonel, July 31, 1944. 1944.07.28 - 1945.11.09
4th Canadian Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery Lieutenant-Colonel 1944.03.10 - 1944.07.27
62nd Light Anti-Aircraft Battery, 4th Light Anti-Aircraft Regiment Military Attaché in Washington, D.C. from June 18, 1941, to 1943. Major 1941.02.18 - 1941.06.17
Headquarters 3rd Canadian Division, Royal Canadian Artillery Returned to Canada. Staff Captain 1940.09.14 - 1941.02.17
Headquarters, 1st Medium Brigade, Royal Canadian Artillery Appointed to Canadian Army (Active) as Captain and Adjutant. Embarked for Britain, January 27, 1940. Captain 1939.12.12 - 1940.09.07
3rd Medium Battery, 2nd Medium Brigade, Royal Canadian Artillery (Militia) Captain 1939.03.25 - 1939.12.11
No. 15 Fighter Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force Flying Officer 1935.12.17 - 1936.04.25
7th Medium Battery, 2nd Medium Brigade, Royal Canadian Artillery (Militia) Promoted Lieutenant, January 3, 1934. Confirmed in his position for the period from April 26, 1936, to March 24, 1939. Second Lieutenant 1933.07.06 - 1935.12.16
World War II, 1939-1945 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 Chapters in Books

  • Some reflections on collective bargaining in the public service.
    In: Fox, Paul (ed.). Politics: Canada: culture and process. 3rd ed. Toronto : McGraw-Hill Company of Canada Limited; 1970. p. 421 - 422.


^ Multiple Authors Oral History Project

  • Interview of the Hon. C.M. Drury conducted October 19, 1976 / by Peter Stursberg.
    Ottawa : Library of Parliament; 1976. 39 leaves

  • The Honourable C.M. Drury : interview / conducted by Tom Earle.
    Ottawa : Library of Parliament ; [1993?]. 38 p.


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