Wilson, Gordon

WILSON, Gordon, teacher, politician, businessman (b 1948, Vancouver). He was raised in Kenya, where both of his parents worked. After graduating from UBC with a Master's degree in economic geography, he taught at a COMMUNITY COLLEGE for 17 years. In 1987 he became leader of the provincial LIBERAL PARTY. He made a remarkable impression in the 1991 election and the party staged a surprising comeback, winning 33% of the popular vote, 17 seats (including Wilson's on the SUNSHINE COAST) and official...

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