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CARTER, Walter C.
Picture of CARTER,  Walter C.
© House of Commons 1974
Date of Birth (yyyy.mm.dd): 1929.04.08
Place of Birth: Greenspond, Newfoundland
Deceased Date (yyyy.mm.dd): 2002.01.20 (72 years old)
Profession | Occupation: Businessman, director
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 2627 Days (7 years, 2 months, 10 days)
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (yyyy.mm.dd)Result
St. John's West, Newfoundland and Labrador Liberal 1984.09.04 Defeated
Burin--St. George's, Newfoundland and Labrador Progressive Conservative 1979.09.19
(By-Election)
Defeated
St. John's West, Newfoundland and Labrador Resignation. Enters provincial politics in Newfoundland. Progressive Conservative 1974.07.08 Elected
St. John's West, Newfoundland and Labrador Progressive Conservative 1972.10.30 Elected
St. John's West, Newfoundland and Labrador Progressive Conservative 1968.06.25 Elected

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Progressive Conservative 1968.06.25 - 1975.09.03

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian
Critic

Area of ResponsibilityTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Pensions 1972.12.05 - 1973.10.23

Assistant / Associate Critic

Area of ResponsibilityTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Fisheries 1973.10.24 - 1974.12.19

^ Committees - House of Commons
Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

CommitteeRoleDuring Session
Standing Committee on Justice and Legal Affairs Member 30th Parl., 4th Session (1978.10.11 - 1979.03.26)
Standing Committee on Justice and Legal Affairs Member 30th Parl., 3rd Session (1977.10.18 - 1978.10.10)
Standing Committee on Justice and Legal Affairs Member 30th Parl., 2nd Session (1976.10.12 - 1977.10.17)
Standing Committee on Fisheries and Forestry Member 30th Parl., 1st Session (1974.09.30 - 1976.10.12)
Standing Committee on Health, Welfare and Social Affairs Member 30th Parl., 1st Session (1974.09.30 - 1976.10.12)
Standing Committee on Justice and Legal Affairs Member 30th Parl., 1st Session (1974.09.30 - 1976.10.12)

^ Committees - Joint
Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

CommitteeRoleDuring Session
Standing Joint Committee on the Restaurant of Parliament Member 30th Parl., 3rd Session (1977.10.18 - 1978.10.10)

Provincial / Territorial Political Experience
^ Provincial / Territorial Political Affiliation
Political AffiliationProvince / TerritoryTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Liberal Party Newfoundland and Labrador 1985 - 1996
Progressive Conservative Party Newfoundland and Labrador 1975 - 1985
Liberal Party Newfoundland and Labrador 1962.11.19 - 1968
^ Provincial / Territorial Constituency
ConstituenciesProvince / TerritoryTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Twillingate Newfoundland and Labrador 1985.04.02 - 1996
St. Mary's-The Capes Newfoundland and Labrador 1975.09.16 - 1979.10.01
White Bay North Newfoundland and Labrador 1962.11.19 - 1966.09.07
^ Provincial / Territorial Assembly
AssemblyProvince / TerritoryTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
House of Assembly Newfoundland and Labrador 1985.04.02 - 1996
House of Assembly Newfoundland and Labrador 1975.09.16 - 1979.10
House of Assembly Newfoundland and Labrador 1962.11.19 - 1966.09.07
^ Provincial / Territorial Responsibilities
Newfoundland and Labrador

ResponsibilityTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Minister of Fisheries 1989.04.20 - 1996
Minister of Fisheries 1975.11.19 - 1979.10
Municipal Political Experience
MunicipalityLocal GovernmentFunctionMandate
St. John's,
Newfoundland and Labrador
Municipal Government Deputy Mayor 1966 - 1968
St. John's,
Newfoundland and Labrador
Municipal Government City Councillor 1961 - 1968
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

  • Never a dull moment.
    St. John's, Nfld : Creative Publishers; c1998. ix, 260 p.


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