Gilbert R. Clements
|25th Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island|
30 August 1995 – 28 May 2001
|Governor General||Roméo LeBlanc|
|Preceded by||Marion Reid|
|Succeeded by||Léonce Bernard|
|Leader of the Prince Edward Island Liberal Party |
13 April 1981 – 24 October 1981
|Preceded by||Bennett Campbell|
|Succeeded by||Joe Ghiz|
|MLA (Councillor) for 4th Kings|
11 May 1970 – 24 April 1978
|Preceded by||Keir Clark|
|Succeeded by||Johnnie Williams|
23 April 1979 – 30 August 1995
|Preceded by||Johnnie Williams|
|Succeeded by||riding abolished|
Gilbert Ralph Clements
11 September 1928
Victoria Cross, Prince Edward Island
|Died||27 November 2012 (aged 84)|
Montague, Prince Edward Island
Wilma Catherine MacLure
|Children||Robert, David, Gail|
|Residence||Montague, Prince Edward Island|
|Alma mater||Montague Memorial School|
Mount Allison University
|Occupation||electrical contractor, merchant, realtor, insurance agent|
|Cabinet||Minister of Municipal Affairs (1974–1978) |
Minister of Environment (1974–1978)
Minister of Tourism (1974–1978)
Minister of Parks and Conservation (1974–1978)
Minister of Finance (1986–1993)
Minister of Community and Cultural Affairs (1986–1989)
Minister of the Environment (1989–1993)
Born in Victoria Cross, Prince Edward Island, he was first elected to the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island in 1970 representing 4th Kings. He was re-elected in 1974, 1979, 1982, 1986, 1989, and 1993. He held the following positions: Minister Municipal Affairs, Environment & Tourism, Parks & Conservation (1974–1978), Opposition Critic for Finance and Energy (1979–1986), Minister of Finance & Minister of Community and Cultural Affairs (1986–1989), and Minister of Finance & Minister of the Environment (1989–1993).
In 1981, he was interim Prince Edward Island Liberal Party Leader and opposition party leader. He became interim leader following the resignation of leader and former premier Bennett Campbell and served until Joe Ghiz was elected as leader.
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