Lee Clark (politician)
Walter Leland Rutherford "Lee" Clark (16 December 1936 – 10 August 2008) was a Progressive Conservative party member of the House of Commons of Canada. He was born in Davidson, Saskatchewan and was a professor by career.
|Member of Parliament|
|Preceded by||Walter Dinsdale|
|Succeeded by||Glen McKinnon|
Walter Leland Rutherford Clark
16 December 1936
|Died||10 August 2008 (aged 71)|
|Political party||Progressive Conservative|
Clark attended the University of Saskatchewan. There, he met and, in 1959, married Barbara Woods. Clark went on to study at the University of Oregon and, after teaching in Regina, Saskatchewan and Brandon, Manitoba, received his PhD in Canadian history from the University of Alberta.
Following the November 1982 death of Brandon—Souris Member of Parliament Walter Dinsdale, Clark became the Progressive Conservative party candidate for the riding in a by-election on May 1983. Clark won the seat and was re-elected in the 1984 and 1988 federal elections.
- "Former Brandon MP Dies". Winnipeg Free Press. 12 August 2008.
- "Lee Clark (obituary)". Winnipeg Free Press. 12 August 2008. Retrieved 27 April 2012.
- "Memorable Manitobans: Walter Leland Rutherford "Lee" Clark (1936-2008)". Manitoba Historical Society. 22 September 2009. Retrieved 27 April 2012.