E. Peter Lougheed
DATE AND PLACE OF BIRTH: 1928.07.26 - Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
OCCUPATION: Lawyer. Pro Football Player (Canadian Football League - 1949-50). Chancellor, Queen's University (1996-2001).
POLITICAL PARTY: Progressive Conservative (PC).
PROVINCIAL LEGISLATURE (MLA):
Leader of the Official Opposition: 1967-1971.
Leader, Alberta Progressive Conservative Party (March 1965 - October 1985). In 1967, the PC won 6 seats (gain of 6 seats) and 26% of the vote, and earned Official Opposition status. In 1971, the PC won 49 seats (gain of 43 seats), and captured majority governing status. In 1975, the PC won 69 seats (gain of 20 seats) and held majority governing status. In 1979, the PC won 74 seats (gain of 5 seats) and held majority governing status. In 1982, the PC won 75 of the 79 seats (gain of 1 seat) and held majority governing status. Lougheed retired as Leader in October 1985.
WEBSITE: Queen's University: Peter Lougheed
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