William H. Langille

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William H. Langille
MLA for Colchester North
In office
1999–2006
Preceded by Ed Lorraine
Succeeded by Karen Casey
Personal details
Born (1944-01-18) January 18, 1944 (age 78)
Truro, Nova Scotia
Political party Progressive Conservative
Occupation Police officer, tree farmer

William H. "Bill" Langille (born January 18, 1944) is a tree farmer, former police officer and former political figure in Nova Scotia, Canada. He represented Colchester North in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly from 1999 to 2006 as a Progressive Conservative.[1]

Born in 1944 in Truro, Nova Scotia, Langille was educated at the Ontario Police College and the Ontario Provincial Police Academy.[2] He worked as a police officer in Truro and Ontario.[2] After his retirement in 1994, he returned to Nova Scotia and owned and operated tree farms in Colchester County.[2] Langille entered provincial politics in 1999,[3] winning the Colchester North riding by more than 1300 votes.[4] In the 2003 election, he was re-elected by more than 1100 votes.[5] Langille did not reoffer in the 2006 election.[6]

References

  • O'Handley, Kathleen (2005). Canadian Parliamentary Guide 2005. ISBN 1-4144-0141-8.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  1. "Electoral History for Colchester North" (PDF). Nova Scotia Legislative Library. Retrieved 2015-07-01.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "MLA biography". Progressive Conservative Association of Nova Scotia. Archived from the original on June 26, 2003. Retrieved 2015-07-01.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Novice politicians look to leaders". The Chronicle Herald. July 13, 1999. Archived from the original on January 24, 2005. Retrieved 2015-07-01.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "Election Returns, 1999 (Colchester North)" (PDF). Elections Nova Scotia. Retrieved 2015-07-01.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. "Election Returns, 2003 (Colchester North)" (PDF). Elections Nova Scotia. Retrieved 2015-07-01.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. "Langille says he won't run again". The Daily News. Halifax. March 22, 2006.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>