Sharp, Mitchell

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Name
Sharp, Mitchell Gender: M
born on 11 May 1911
Place Winnipeg, Canada, 49n53, 97w09
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
Date w/o time
Rodden Rating X
Collector: Hewitt
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 19°55' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif or s_libcol.18.gif



Biography

Canadian businessman, politician, and statesman, Sharp was a member of Parliament from 1963-78 and was at various times in his long career Minister of Trade and Commerce, Minister of Finance, Secretary of State for External Affairs, and President of the Privy Council.

From 1934 when he graduated to 1942 he worked as an economist and then entered civil service when he was asked to be Deputy Minister of Finance. Following WWII, he became director of the economic policy division in 1947.

He held a succession of posts including cabinet and diplomatic positions and in 1993, he was appointed personal advisor to Prime Minister Jean Chretien.

On February 22, 2004, he fell at his home and broke his collarbone. Two weeks later, while recuperating, he was diagnosed with a virulent form of prostate cancer and died on March 20, 2004.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Health : Accident (Non-fatal) 22 February 2004 (broke collar-bone)
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  • Health : Medical diagnosis 8 March 2004 (prostate cancer)
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  • Death by Disease 20 March 2004 (cancer at 82 years of age in Ottawa)
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Source Notes

Paul Hewitt collection

Categories

  • Vocation : Politics : Diplomat
  • Vocation : Politics : Party Affiliation (Liberal Party)
  • Vocation : Politics : Government employee
  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Accident/Injury
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (82 years)
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease
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