WHELAN, The Hon. Eugene, P.C., O.C., LL.D., P.Ag.
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Source: Senate
Date of Birth ( 1924.07.11
Place of Birth: Amherstburg, Ontario, Canada
Deceased Date ( 2013.02.19 (88 years old)
Profession | Occupation: Farmer
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 9181 Days (25 years, 1 month, 20 days)
^ Senate
Senatorial DivisionPolitical Affiliation at NominationTerm ( on the advice of
South Western Ontario, Ontario Liberal 1996.08.09 - 1999.07.11 Chrétien, Joseph Jacques Jean
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (
Essex--Windsor, Ontario Liberal 1980.02.18 Elected
Essex--Windsor, Ontario Liberal 1979.05.22 Elected
Essex--Windsor, Ontario Liberal 1974.07.08 Elected
Essex--Windsor, Ontario Liberal 1972.10.30 Elected
Essex, Ontario Liberal 1968.06.25 Elected
Essex South, Ontario Liberal 1965.11.08 Elected
Essex South, Ontario Liberal 1963.04.08 Elected
Essex South, Ontario Liberal 1962.06.18 Elected

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (
Liberal 1996.08.09 - 1999.07.11
Liberal 1962.06.18 - 1984.09.03

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian

PortfolioTerm (
Minister of Agriculture 1980.03.03 - 1984.06.29
Minister of Agriculture 1972.11.27 - 1979.06.03

Parliamentary Secretary

PortfolioTerm (
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries and Forestry 1969.04.01 - 1970.09.30
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries 1968.08.30 - 1969.03.31

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^ Committees - Cabinet

CommitteeTerm (
Economic and Regional Development 1982.01.25 - 1984.09.16
Economic Development 1980.07.10 - 1982.01.24
Foreign and Defence Policy 1980.07.10 - 1984.09.16
Western Affairs 1980.07.10 - 1984.09.16
Legislation and House Planning 1980.07.10 - 1984.09.16

^ Political Party Roles
Liberal Party of Canada

RoleTerm (
Leadership Candidate 1984.06.16 - 1984.06.16
Municipal Political Experience
MunicipalityLocal GovernmentFunctionMandate
Anderson Township,
School Board Member -
Anderson Township,
Regional Government Reeve -
Military Service

Military OrganizationFunctionTerm (
21st (Windsor) Service Battalion Honorary Colonel -
Family Ties in Parliament
RelativeNameDate of BirthDate of Death
Daughter Whelan, Susan
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 Articles

  • No money for food aid, but lots for war.
    Western Producer. 68 (28):7 Feb. 21, 1991.

^ Multiple Authors Books

  • Whelan: The Man in the Green Stetson. Whelan, Eugene wit Rick Archbold
    Toronto : Irwin; c1986. 322 p.

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