Mark Rudolph MacGuigan

Mark Rudolph MacGuigan, academic, politician (b at Charlottetown 17 Feb 1931; d at Oklahoma City, Okla 12 Jan 1998). A graduate of St Dunstan's College and the University of Toronto, he taught law at U of T, Osgoode Hall and University of Windsor, where he was also dean.

MacGuigan, Mark Rudolph

Mark Rudolph MacGuigan, academic, politician (b at Charlottetown 17 Feb 1931; d at Oklahoma City, Okla 12 Jan 1998). A graduate of St Dunstan's College and the University of Toronto, he taught law at U of T, Osgoode Hall and University of Windsor, where he was also dean. In 1968 he was elected to Parliament for Windsor, succeeding Paul MARTIN, and in 1980 Prime Minister TRUDEAU appointed him minister of external affairs. From 1982 to 1984 he was minister of justice. In 1976 he ran unsuccessfully for the leadership of the Ontario provincial Liberals and in 1984 was an unsuccessful candidate for the leadership of the national Liberal Party. He then retired from politics and became a judge of the federal Court of Appeal, a position he held until his death.