Nelson McCausland

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Birthday
15, 1951
Birthplace
Northern Ireland
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
15, 1951 (age 67)
Birthplace
Northern Ireland

About

A member of the Democratic Unionist Party and the Northern Ireland Legislative Assembly, McCausland served from 2011 until 2014 as his country's Minister for Social Development. He previously held the office of Minister of Culture, Arts and Leisure. 

Before Fame

After studying at Worcester College, Oxford and Queen's University, Belfast, he worked as a science teacher. He began his political career in the early 1980s.

Trivia

A devout Methodist, he published a religious-historical work titled Patrick, Apostle of Ulster: A Protestant View of Patrick.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Belfast, Northern Ireland. 

Associated With

He and fellow Democratic Unionist Party politician Arlene Foster both held ministerial positions in Northern Ireland during the early 2000s.