WALKER, The Hon. David James, P.C., Q.C., B.A., LL.D.
Picture of WALKER, The Hon. David James, P.C., Q.C., B.A., LL.D.
© House of Commons 1957
Date of Birth ( 1905.05.10
Place of Birth: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Deceased Date ( 1995.09.22 (90 years old)
Profession | Occupation: Barrister, crown prosecutor
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 11570 Days (31 years, 8 months, 4 days)
^ Senate
Senatorial DivisionPolitical Affiliation at NominationTerm ( on the advice of
Toronto, Ontario Resigned Progressive Conservative 1963.02.04 - 1989.09.30 Diefenbaker, John George
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (
Rosedale, Ontario Progressive Conservative 1962.06.18 Defeated
Rosedale, Ontario Progressive Conservative 1958.03.31 Elected
Rosedale, Ontario Progressive Conservative 1957.06.10 Elected
Rosedale, Ontario Progressive Conservative 1953.08.10 Defeated

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (
Progressive Conservative 1963.02.04 - 1989.09.30
Progressive Conservative 1957.06.10 - 1962.06.17

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian

PortfolioTerm (
Minister of Public Works 1959.08.20 - 1962.07.12
Minister responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation 1959.08.20 - 1962.07.12
Minister responsible for National Capital Commission 1959.08.20 - 1962.07.12

Parliamentary Secretary

PortfolioTerm (
Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General 1957.08.19 - 1958.02.01

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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

  • Fun along the way: memoirs of Dave Walker.
    Toronto : Robertson Press; c1989. 245 p.

^ Multiple Authors Articles

  • Parliament and the constitutional debate. Blenkarn, Don, David Walker, and Simon De Jong
    Parliamentary Government. 10(1):3 1991.

Oral History Project

  • Interview of the Hon. David Walker conducted June 27th, 1979 and July 5th, 1979 / by Peter Stursberg.
    Ottawa : Library of Parliament; 1979. 2 pts.


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