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NEIMAN, The Hon. Joan Bissett, Q.C., LL.B.
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Date of Birth (yyyy.mm.dd): 1920.09.09
Place of Birth: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Profession | Occupation: Lawyer
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 8409 Days (23 years, 8 days)
^ Senate
Senatorial DivisionPolitical Affiliation at NominationTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)Appointed on the advice of
Peel, Ontario Liberal 1972.09.01 - 1995.09.09 Trudeau, Pierre Elliott
^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Liberal 1972.09.01 - 1995.09.09

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

CommitteeRoleDuring Session
Special Committee on Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide Member 35th Parl., 1st Session (1994.01.17 - 1996.02.02)
Special Committee on Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide Chair 35th Parl., 1st Session (1994.01.17 - 1996.02.02)
Standing Committee on Aboriginal Peoples Member 35th Parl., 1st Session (1994.01.17 - 1996.02.02)
Standing Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs Member 35th Parl., 1st Session (1994.01.17 - 1996.02.02)
Standing Committee on Privileges, Standing Rules and Orders Member 35th Parl., 1st Session (1994.01.17 - 1996.02.02)

^ 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
Special Joint Committee on a Renewed Canada Member 34th Parl., 3rd Session (1991.05.13 - 1993.09.08)

Military Service


Military OrganizationFunctionTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service 1942 - 1946
Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service Lieutenant-Commander -
World War II, 1939-1945 -
Family Ties in Parliament
RelativeNameDate of BirthDate of Death
Father Bissett, Edgar Douglas Richmond
(M.P.)
1890.05.03 1990.01.14
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

  • The Honourable Joan Neiman, Senator : interview / conducted by Tom Earle.
    Ottawa : Library of Parliament; [1992-1995]. 45, 13 p.

  • Interview of the Hon. Joan Neiman conducted in 1985 / by Tom Earle.
    Ottawa : Library of Parliament; 1985. 67 leaves


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