Gordon F. Gibson Jr.
DATE AND PLACE OF BIRTH: 1937 - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada..
OCCUPATION: Businessman. Special Assistant to Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, 1968-1972. Author.
POLITICAL PARTY: Liberal.
COLUMBIA PROVINCIAL LEGISLATURE (MLA):
Leader, British Columbia Liberal Party, 1975-1979. Elected Leader without opposition, 1975. The BC Liberals won one seat in the 1975 elections (a loss of 1 seat). Resigned as Leader in 1979 to run for House of Commons.
Candidate for Leader of the British Columbia Liberal Party, September 1993. First ballot: 2nd place (out of seven candidates) with 1,600 votes - 24%. Gordon Campbell was elected Leader on the first ballot with 63%.
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