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Name: John McCallum  
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Date of Birth: 14th March 1917
Place of Birth: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Profession: Actor
From Wikipedia, the free Encyclopedia

The Honourable Dr. John McCallum, PC, Ph.D , MA , BA , MP (born April 9, 1950) is a Canadian politician, economist and university professor. He is the thirty-seventh Minister of National Revenue. He is also the Minister responsible for Canada Post Corporation.

Born in Montreal, Quebec, he has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Cambridge University, a diplôme d'études supérieures from Université de Paris and a Doctorate in economics from McGill University. He was a professor of economics at the University of Manitoba from 1976 until 1978, Simon Fraser University from 1978 until 1982, the Université du Québec à Montréal from 1982 until 1987, and McGill University from 1987 until 1994. He was also Dean of the Faculty of Arts at McGill University. He then became Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist of the Royal Bank of Canada.

A Liberal Member of Parliament (MP) representing Markham—Unionville, McCallum has previously filled the posts of Minister of National Defence and Minister of Veterans Affairs in the Cabinet of Canada under prime ministers Jean Chrétien and Paul Martin, respectively. He is a member of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada.

He is married to Nancy Lim and has three children.

27th Ministry - Government of Paul Martin
Cabinet Posts (2)
Preceded by:
Stan Keyes
Minister of National Revenue
Succeeded by:
Preceded by:
Rey Pagtakhan
Minister of Veterans Affairs
Succeeded by:
Albina Guarnieri
26th Ministry - Government of Jean Chrétien
Cabinet Posts (1)
Preceded by:
Art Eggleton
Minister of National Defence
Succeeded by:
David Pratt
Sub-Cabinet Posts (1)
Secretary of State (International Financial Institutions)

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