KELLEHER, The Hon. James Francis, P.C., Q.C., B.A., LL.B.
Picture of KELLEHER, The Hon. James Francis, P.C., Q.C., B.A., LL.B.
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Date of Birth ( 1930.10.02
Place of Birth: Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, Canada
Deceased Date ( 2013.06.02 (82 years old)
Profession | Occupation: Lawyer
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 7028 Days (19 years, 2 months, 28 days)
^ Senate
Senatorial DivisionPolitical Affiliation at NominationTerm ( on the advice of
Ontario, Ontario Progressive Conservative 1990.09.23 - 2005.10.02 Mulroney, Martin Brian
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario Progressive Conservative 1988.11.21 Defeated
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario Progressive Conservative 1984.09.04 Elected

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (
Conservative 2004.02.02 - 2005.10.02
Progressive Conservative 1984.09.04 - 2004.02.01

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian

PortfolioTerm (
Solicitor General of Canada 1986.06.30 - 1988.12.07
Minister for International Trade 1984.09.17 - 1986.06.29

^ Committees - Senate
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^ Committees - Joint
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^ Committees - Cabinet

CommitteeTerm (
Priorities and Planning Sub-Committee on Trade Negotiations 1986.10.10 - 1988.04.19
Foreign and Defence Policy 1986.10.10 - 1989.01.29
Security and Intelligence 1986.07.04 - 1989.01.29
Social Development 1986.07.04 - 1989.01.29
Foreign and Defence Policy 1985.09.13 - 1986.07.03
Economic and Regional Development 1984.09.17 - 1986.07.03
Legislation and House Planning 1984.09.17 - 1989.01.29

Municipal Political Experience
MunicipalityLocal GovernmentFunctionMandate
Municipal Government Councillor -
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

  • The counterterrorism program of the government of Canada: recent developments.
    In: National security: surveillance and accountability in a democratic society: a project of the Centre for Research on Public Law and Public Policy, Osgoode Hall Law School of York University / edited by Peter Hanks and John D. McCamus. Cowansville, Quebec : Les Éditions Yvon Blais; 1989. p. 247-52.


  • TV's perennial star: the political candidate; campaigns move from the front porch and the rear platform to the voter's living room with new tactics a must.
    Public Relations Journal. pp. 6-7 April 1956.

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