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Joseph Atallah Ghiz
Birth: Jan. 27, 1945
Prince Edward Island, Canada
Death: Nov. 9, 1996
Prince Edward Island, Canada

Prince Edward Island Premier. Ghiz served as the 40th Premier of Prince Edward Island from 1986 to 1993. Also a lawyer he served as President of the Prince Edward Island Liberal Party in 1977, and Party Leader in 1981. In 1982 after his party lost the next election, he was elected to the legisalture anyways. A wide-supporter of the Meech Lake Accord and the Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement, his party again was elected in 1989. Ghiz's party became instrumental in favoured concessions with the Quebec Constitutional Negoatiations and helped campaign for the Charlottetown Accord, but was defeated in the 1993 referendum. Ghiz also served as a Member of the Executive Council, Judge of the Supreme Court, and as Dean of the Faculty of Law at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, until 1995. Ghiz passed away in November 1996 at the age of 51 following a battle with cancer. (bio by: K) 
Saint Peter's Anglican Cemetery
Queens County
Prince Edward Island, Canada
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: K
Record added: Jun 12, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8906334
Joseph Atallah Ghiz
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