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McLeod, George Malcolm, 1946-
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- George McLeod
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George Malcolm McLeod was born on January 5, 1946 in Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan to Stanley Malcolm McLeod and Lena Rose Code. He received his primary and secondary education in Meadow Lake and earned a Bachelor of Education degree in History and Physical Education from the University of Saskatchewan (Regina Campus) in 1969.
McLeod was a teacher in the Meadow Lake School Unit from 1970 to 1972. He became Vice-Principal of Jonas Samson Junior High School in Meadow Lake in 1972 and served as Principal from 1974 to 1982. McLeod sat on the Meadow Lake Town Council from 1973 to1977 and was a founding member of the Meadow Lake Recreation Association.
McLeod was first elected to the Saskatchewan Legislature in 1978 and served as a Progressive Conservative MLA for the Meadow Lake constituency until 1991. McLeod served in the Grant Devine Government as Minister of Tourism and Renewable Resources (1982-1983); Minister of Northern Saskatchewan (1982-1984); Minister of Tourism and Small Business (1983); Minister of Supply and Services (1983-1985); Minister of Advanced Education and Manpower (1985-1986); and Minister of Health (1986-1991).
McLeod was Minister Responsible for Saskatchewan Fur Marketing Service (1982-1983); Public Service Commission (1983-1985); Liquor Board (1983-1986); Liquor Licensing Commission (1983-1986); Saskatchewan Government Printing Company (1983-1985); Northern Affairs Secretariat (1984-1985); Saskatchewan Forest Products Corporation (1985-1991); Saskatchewan Archives Board (1985-1986); Advanced Technical Training Centre of Saskatchewan Corporation (1985-1986); Saskatchewan Research Council (1985-1986); Saskatchewan Medical Care Insurance Commission (1986-1987); Saskatchewan Cancer Foundation (1986-1991); Saskatchewan Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission (1986-1989, 1990-1991); Saskatchewan Health Research Board (1987-1989, 1990-1991); Saskatchewan Power Corporation (1989-1991); and Saskatchewan Transportation Company (1989-1991).
McLeod lost his seat in the 1991 provincial general election to Maynard Sonntag (NDP).
McLeod currently (2006) resides at Kimball Lake, Saskatchewan.
George McLeod married Karen Bird on July 17, 1971. They have two children: Natasha and Trevor.
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Authority record created on 2008-05-20. Approved 2012-03-06. Last modified on 2017-11-29.
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