GRAHAM, The Hon. B. Alasdair, P.C., B.A., LL.D.(Hon.)
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Date of Birth ( 1929.05.21
Place of Birth: Dominion, Nova Scotia, Canada
Deceased Date ( 2015.04.22 (85 years old)
Profession | Occupation: Broadcaster, corporate executive, journalist, teacher
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 11713 Days (32 years, 25 days)
^ Senate
Senatorial DivisionPolitical Affiliation at NominationTerm ( on the advice of
The Highlands, Nova Scotia Liberal 1972.04.27 - 2004.05.21 Trudeau, Pierre Elliott
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (
Antigonish--Guysborough, Nova Scotia Liberal 1958.03.31 Defeated

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (
Liberal 1972.04.27 - 2004.05.21

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian
Regional Minister

RegionTerm (
Nova Scotia 1997.06 - 1999.09

Leader of the Government in the Senate

PortfolioTerm (
Leader of the Government in the Senate 1997.06.11 - 1999.10.03
Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate 1995.02.10 - 1997.06.10

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^ Committees - Cabinet

CommitteeTerm (
Special Committee of Council 1997.06.11 - 1999.10.03
Economic Union 1997.06.11 - 1999.10.03

Alternate Member

CommitteeTerm (
Treasury Board 1999.08.03 - 1999.10.03

^ Political Party Roles
Liberal Party of Canada

RoleTerm (
President 1975.01.01 - 1980.01.01
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

  • The Seeds of Freedom : personal reflections on the dawning of democracy.
    Clementsport, N.S. : Canadian Peacekeeping Press; 1996. xviii, 270 p.


  • 'United Nations Peacekeeping and War Prevention'.
    Peacekeeping & International Relations. 21(5):8 Sept. 1992.

^ Multiple Authors Oral History Project

  • Interview of the Hon. Al Graham / by Tom Earle.
    Ottawa : Library of Parliament; [1983-1984?]. 79 leaves

  • The Honourable Al Graham, Senator, interview / conducted by Tom Earle.
    Ottawa : Library of Parliament ; 1991. 37 leaves

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