Elsie Fairweather Wayne

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Birthday
20, 1932
Birthplace
Shediac, Canada
Death Date
Aug 23, 2016 (84)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
20, 1932
Birthplace
Shediac, Canada
Death Date
Aug 23, 2016 (84)

About

Progressive Conservative politician who represented St. John, New Brunswick in the Canadian Parliament from 1993-2004. She had previously been the first woman to serve as Mayor of St. John.

Before Fame

In the late 1970s, she began serving on St. John's Municipal Court.

Trivia

A staunch social conservative, she vocally opposed abortion, same-sex marriage, and the legalization of marijuana.

Family Life

With her husband, Richard Wayne, she raised two sons.

Associated With

She briefly headed the Progressive Conservative Party; former Canadian Prime Minister Joe Clark became her successor.

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