|born on||11 May 1911|
|Place||Winnipeg, Canada, 49n53, 97w09|
|Timezone||CST h6w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||19°55' or|
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.
Paul Hewitt collection
- 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