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Gerald W. “Gerry” Mercier

Lawyer, municipal politician, MLA (1977-1981), MLA (1982-1986), MLA (1986-1988), judge.

He practiced law for ten years before being elected to the Winnipeg City Council in 1971 where he was Chairman of the Works and Operations Committee. Elected to the Manitoba Legislature at the 1977 general election, and re-elected in 1981 and 1986, he served as Attorney-General for Manitoba before being defeated in the 1988 general election. He was a founding member of the Fort Garry Kinsmen Club and served on local hospital and library boards. In September 1989, he was appointed a judge on the Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench.

His articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:

Current Discussions on Constitutional Reform
MHS Transactions, Series 3, No. 35, 1979

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This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 June 2019

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