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The Honourable

Alexander Bradshaw Campbell

23rd Premier of Prince Edward Island
In office
July 28, 1966 – September 18, 1978
Monarch Elizabeth II
Lieutenant Governor
  • Willibald J. MacDonald
  • John George MacKay
  • Gordon L. Bennett
Preceded by Walter R. Shaw
Succeeded by W. Bennett Campbell
Leader of the Prince Edward Island Liberal Party
In office
December 11, 1965 – September 18, 1978
Preceded by Alex W. Matheson
Succeeded by W. Bennett Campbell
MLA (Councillor) for 5th Prince
In office
February 9, 1965 – September 18, 1978
Preceded by Lorne Monkley
Succeeded by Peter Pope
Personal details
Born December 1, 1933 (1933-12-01) (age 87)
Summerside, Prince Edward Island
Nationality Canadian
Political party Liberal
Marilyn Ruth Gilmour (m. 1961)
Relations Thane A. Campbell (father)
Children 3
Residence Stanley Bridge
Alma mater Dalhousie University
Occupation Lawyer
Profession Politician
Cabinet Attorney General (1966–1969)
Minister of Development (1969–1972)
Minister of Agriculture and Forestry (1972–1974)
Minister of Justice and Attorney and Advocate General (1974–1978)

Alexander Bradshaw Campbell PC OC OPEI (born December 1, 1933) is a politician of Prince Edward Island. In 1965, he was elected leader of the PEI Liberal Party and, in 1966 took the party to power becoming, at 32, one of the youngest premiers ever elected in Canada. He also held the position of Attorney-General from 1966 until 1969.

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