Hon. Kim Campbell
Minister of Canada
(June 25, 1993 to October 25, 1993)
March 10, 1947
Port Alberni, British Columbia
Hershey Felder - common law spouse
> University of British Columbia B.A. and LL.B
> London School of Economics
> First elected to the House of Commons (Vancouver Centre),
> Held various cabinet portfolios in the government of Brian
Minister of State for Indian Affairs and Northern Development (1989-1990), Minister of Justice and Attorney-General (1990-1993). Minister of National Defence (1993)
> Defeated Jean Charest to become leader of the Progressive
Conservative Party in June 1993.
> Was sworn in as Canada's first female prime minister on June
> Lost her seat when the Progressive Conservatives were reduced
to two ridings in the federal election of October 1993.
> Early 1970s: Lectured part-time in political science at the University of British Columbia and at Vancouver Community College.
> Canadian Consul General to Los Angeles (1996 to 2000).
> Founding member of the Club of Madrid.