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Dave Barrett

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Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca
In office
November 21, 1988 – October 25, 1993
Preceded by Riding Established
Succeeded by Keith Martin
26th Premier of British Columbia
In office
September 15, 1972 – December 22, 1975
Monarch Elizabeth II
Lieutenant Governor John Robert Nicholson
Walter Stewart Owen
Preceded by W. A. C. Bennett
Succeeded by Bill Bennett
13th British Columbia Leader of the Opposition
In office
December 22, 1975 – May 20, 1984
Preceded by William King
Succeeded by Bob Skelly
In office
September 5, 1969 – September 15, 1972
Preceded by Thomas R. Berger
Succeeded by W. A. C. Bennett
Leader of the British Columbia New Democratic Party
In office
September 5, 1969 – May 20, 1984
Preceded by Thomas R. Berger
Succeeded by Bob Skelly
Member of the British Columbia Legislative Assembly
for Vancouver East
In office
June 3, 1976 – June 1, 1984
Serving with Robert Williams
Preceded by Alexander Macdonald
Robert Arthur Williams
Succeeded by Robert Arthur Williams
Glen Clark
Member of the British Columbia Legislative Assembly
for Coquitlam
In office
September 12, 1966 – December 11, 1975
Preceded by Riding Established
Succeeded by George Herman Kerster
Member of the British Columbia Legislative Assembly
for Dewdney
In office
September 12, 1960 – September 12, 1966
Preceded by Lyle Wicks
Succeeded by George Mussallem
Personal details
Born ( 1930-10-02)October 2, 1930
Vancouver, British Columbia
Died February 2, 2018(2018-02-02) (aged 87)
Victoria, British Columbia
Citizenship Canadian
Political party New Democratic Party
Spouse(s) Shirley Hackman
Children 3
Alma mater Seattle University
Saint Louis University
Profession Social worker

David Barrett (October 2, 1930 – February 2, 2018), commonly known as Dave Barrett, was a Canadian retired politician and social worker in British Columbia, Canada. He was the 26th Premier of British Columbia for three years between 1972 and 1975. He was born in Vancouver, British Columbia.

In 2014, it was announced that Barrett had Alzheimer's disease and was living in a care facility in Victoria, British Columbia. He died on February 2, 2018, aged 87.

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