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Alexander Wallace Matheson

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Monarch  Elizabeth II
Preceded by  Murdock McGowan
Died  March 6, 1976
Preceded by  J. Walter Jones
Nationality  Canadian

Preceded by  J. Walter Jones
Name  Alexander Matheson
Residence  Charlottetown, Canada
Preceded by  Bradford W. LePage
Role  Politician
Succeeded by  Walter Russell Shaw
Alexander Wallace Matheson
Born  June 10, 1903 Bellevue, Prince Edward Island (1903-06-10)
Party  Prince Edward Island Liberal Party
Lieutenant governor  Thomas William Lemuel Prowse, Frederick Walter Hyndman

Education  Prince of Wales College

Alexander Wallace Matheson (June 10, 1903 – March 3, 1976) was a Prince Edward Island politician.

Alexander Wallace Matheson Alexander Wallace Matheson Prince Edward Island Legislative

He was born in Bellevue, Prince Edward Island. He was first elected to the provincial legislature in 1940 as a Liberal, representing the district of 2nd Queens. Not reelected in the provincial election of 1943, he was reelected in 1947 in the district of 4th Kings.

Matheson became minister of health and welfare in the government of Premier J. Walter Jones in 1948 and succeeded Jones as premier and Attorney-General in 1953. His government was defeated in the 1959 election but remained Liberal Party leader until 1965 when he retired from politics. In 1967 he was appointed a County Court Judge.


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