WADDS, Jean Casselman, O.C., B.A.
Picture of WADDS,  Jean Casselman, O.C., B.A.
© House of Commons 1966
Date of Birth ( 1920.09.16
Place of Birth: Newton Robinson, Ontario, Canada
Deceased Date ( 2011.11.25 (91 years old)
Profession | Occupation: Diplomat, homemaker
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 3557 Days (9 years, 8 months, 27 days)
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (
Grenville--Carleton, Ontario Progressive Conservative 1968.06.25 Defeated
Grenville--Dundas, Ontario Progressive Conservative 1965.11.08 Elected
Grenville--Dundas, Ontario Progressive Conservative 1963.04.08 Elected
Grenville--Dundas, Ontario Progressive Conservative 1962.06.18 Elected
Grenville--Dundas, Ontario Elected at a by-election following the death of her husband, Arza Clair Casselman. Progressive Conservative 1958.09.29

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (
Progressive Conservative 1958.09.29 - 1968.06.24

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian
Parliamentary Secretary

PortfolioTerm (
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Health and Welfare The first woman to hold such a post. 1962.08.17 - 1963.02.06

Assistant / Associate Critic

Area of ResponsibilityTerm (
External Affairs 1964 - 1966

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Federal Public Office
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FunctionCommissionTerm (
Member Royal Commission on the Economic Union and Development Prospects for Canada -
Family Ties in Parliament
RelativeNameDate of BirthDate of Death
Father Rowe, William Earl
1894.05.13 1984.02.09
Spouse Casselman, Arza Clair
1891.01.19 1958.05.11
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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^ Multiple Authors Oral History Project

  • Interview of Jean Casselman Wadds conducted March 20, 1985 / by Tom Earle.
    Ottawa : Library of Parliament; 1985. 75 leaves


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