27 Notable alumni of
St. Francis Xavier University

St. Francis Xavier University is 1342nd in the world, 486th in North America, and 29th in Canada by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 27 notable alumni from St. Francis Xavier University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates along with research and academic staff.

  1. Brian Mulroney

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    Brian Mulroney
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    1939-.. (age 82)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Martin Brian Mulroney is a Canadian retired politician who served as the 18th prime minister of Canada from September 17, 1984, to June 25, 1993.

  2. Amanda Lindhout

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    Amanda Lindhout
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    1981-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    journalistautobiographer
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    Amanda Lindhout is a Canadian humanitarian, public speaker and journalist. On August 23, 2008, she and members of her entourage were kidnapped by Islamist insurgents in southern Somalia. She was released 15 months later on November 25, 2009, and has since embarked on a philanthropic career. In 2013, she released the book, A House in the Sky: A Memoir, in which she recounts her early life, travels as a young adult, and hostage experience. In 2014, the book was optioned to become a major motion picture by Megan Ellison, with Rooney Mara playing the role of Lindhout.

  3. Lisa Raitt

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    Lisa Raitt
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    1968-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
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    Lisa Sarah MacCormack Raitt is a Canadian former politician, who served as the Deputy Leader of the Opposition from 2017 to 2019. She was the Conservative Party deputy leader, and was the Member of Parliament for the Ontario riding of Milton from 2015 to 2019, having previously represented Halton from 2008 to 2015. She is a professional administrator (1999–2008) turned politician (2008–2019). Raitt served in several portfolios as a minister in the 28th Canadian Ministry of Stephen Harper.

  4. Seamus O'Regan

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    Seamus O'Regan
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    1971-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    journalistpolitician
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    Seamus Thomas Harris O'Regan is a Canadian politician and former television personality from Newfoundland and Labrador. He currently serves as Minister of Natural Resources and formerly served as Minister of Indigenous Services and Minister of Veterans Affairs. He was a correspondent with CTV National News, and a former host of Canada AM, which he co-hosted from 2003 to 2011 with Beverly Thomson.

  5. Geoff Regan

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    Geoff Regan
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    1959-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Geoffrey Paul Regan is a Canadian politician who served as the 36th Speaker of the House of Commons of Canada from 2015 to 2019. A member of the Liberal Party of Canada, he has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Halifax West since 2000, previously holding the seat from 1993 to 1997. Under Paul Martin, he was Minister of Fisheries and Oceans from 2003 to 2006.

  6. Sam Webb

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    Sam Webb
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    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1945-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Samuel Webb is an American activist and political leader, who served as the Chairman of the Communist Party USA from 2000 to 2014, succeeding the party's longest running leader Gus Hall. Webb did not accept nomination to be reelected as chairman at the 30th National Convention in 2014, at which John Bachtell was elected the party's new chairman. Webb continued to serve on the party's National Committee until 2016 when he renounced his party membership and joined the Democratic Party.

  7. Alistair MacLeod

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    Alistair MacLeod
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    Years
    1936-2014 (aged 78)
    Occupations
    writernovelistuniversity teacher
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    Alistair MacLeod, was a Canadian novelist, short story writer and academic. His powerful and moving stories vividly evoke the beauty of Cape Breton Island's rugged landscape and the resilient character of many of its inhabitants, the descendants of Scottish immigrants, who are haunted by ancestral memories and who struggle to reconcile the past and the present. MacLeod has been praised for his verbal precision, his lyric intensity and his use of simple, direct language that seems rooted in an oral tradition.

  8. Frank McKenna

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    Frank McKenna
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    1948-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyerbankerdiplomat
    Biography

    Francis Joseph McKenna is a Canadian businessman and former politician and diplomat. He is currently Deputy Chairman of the Toronto-Dominion Bank. He served as Canadian Ambassador to the United States from 2005 to 2006. He served as the 27th Premier of New Brunswick from 1987 to 1997, winning every seat in the province in his first election.

  9. Lisa MacLeod

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    Lisa MacLeod
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    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Lisa Anne MacLeod is a Canadian politician serving as a Progressive Conservative member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. Elected in a by-election in 2006, she represents the riding of Nepean and currently serves as the Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries. From 2018 to 2019, she served as Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services in Doug Ford's cabinet.

  10. Allan MacEachen

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    Allan MacEachen
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    Years
    1921-2017 (aged 96)
    Occupations
    diplomatpoliticianuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Allan Joseph MacEachen, was a Canadian politician who was a frequent Cabinet minister, a senator, and an elder statesman. He was the first deputy prime minister of Canada and served from 1977 to 1979 and 1980 to 1984.

  11. Sandy Silver

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    Sandy Silver
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    Years
    1969-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Sidney Alexander "Sandy" Silver is a Canadian politician, the ninth and current premier of Yukon since 2016. He was first elected to the Yukon Legislative Assembly in the 2011 election, and was re-elected in 2016. He represents the electoral district of Klondike and is Leader of the Yukon Liberal Party.

  12. Linden MacIntyre

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    Linden MacIntyre
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    1943-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    novelistjournalist
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    Linden MacIntyre is a Canadian journalist, broadcaster and novelist. He has won ten Gemini Awards, an International Emmy and numerous other awards for writing and journalistic excellence, including the 2009 Scotiabank Giller Prize for his 2009 novel, The Bishop's Man. Well known for many years for his stories on CBC's The Fifth Estate, in 2014 he announced his retirement from the show at age 71. His final story, broadcast on November 21, 2014, was "The Interrogation Room" about police ethics and improper interrogation room tactics.

  13. Angus Lewis Macdonald

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    Angus Lewis Macdonald
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    Years
    1890-1954 (aged 64)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
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    Angus Lewis Macdonald, popularly known as 'Angus L.', was a Canadian lawyer, law professor and politician from Nova Scotia. He served as the Liberal premier of Nova Scotia from 1933 to 1940, when he became the federal minister of defence for naval services. He oversaw the creation of an effective Canadian navy and Allied convoy service during World War II. After the war, he returned to Nova Scotia to become premier again. In the election of 1945, his Liberals returned to power while their main rivals, the Conservatives, failed to win a single seat. The Liberal rallying cry, "All's Well With Angus L.," was so effective that the Conservatives despaired of ever beating Macdonald. He died in office in 1954.

  14. Bernadette Jordan

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    Bernadette Jordan
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    Years
    1963-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Bernadette Jordan is a Canadian politician serving as Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard since 2019. A member of the Liberal Party of Canada, she was elected to represent the riding of South Shore—St. Margaret's in the House of Commons in the 2015 election.

  15. Rodney MacDonald

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    Rodney MacDonald
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    1972-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    politicianfiddler
    Biography

    Rodney Joseph MacDonald is a Canadian politician, educator and musician who served as the 26th Premier of Nova Scotia from 2006 to 2009 and as MLA for the riding of Inverness in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly from 1999 to 2009.

  16. John Allan Cameron

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    John Allan Cameron
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    Years
    1938-2006 (aged 68)
    Occupations
    singerpriest
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    John Allan Cameron, was a Canadian folk singer, "The Godfather of Celtic Music" in Canada. Noted for performing traditional music on his twelve string guitar, he released his first album in 1969. He released 10 albums during his lifetime and was featured on national television. He was a recipient of the East Coast Music Award's Lifetime Achievement Award and the Order of Canada, conferred in 2003.

  17. Jamar Dixon

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    Jamar Dixon
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    Years
    1989-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    association football player
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    Jamar Dixon is a Canadian professional soccer player who plays as a midfielder for Pacific FC.

  18. Sean Casey

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    Sean Casey
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    Years
    1963-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Sean J. Casey is a Canadian politician from Prince Edward Island, Canada. Casey was elected to the House of Commons of Canada in the 2011 federal election as the Liberal Member of Parliament for the riding of Charlottetown. Casey previously served as the president of the Prince Edward Island Liberal Party.

  19. Leo Glavine

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    Leo Glavine
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    Years
    1948-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Leo A. Glavine is a Canadian politician. He represents the electoral district of Kings West in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly. He is a member of the Liberals.

  20. Allan MacMaster

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    Allan MacMaster
    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Allan Gerard MacMaster is a Canadian politician. He represents the electoral district of Inverness in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly as a member of the Progressive Conservative Party.

  21. Guy Boutilier

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    Guy Boutilier
    Years
    1950s
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Guy Carleton Boutilier is a Canadian politician, who sat as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 1997 to 2012. He was elected as a Progressive Conservative, and served in several capacities in the Cabinet of Alberta under Premiers Ralph Klein and Ed Stelmach before being ejected from the PC caucus in July 2009; he joined the Wildrose Alliance Party after sitting as an independent for a year.

  22. John Keiller MacKay

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    John Keiller MacKay
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    1888-1970 (aged 82)
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    lawyerjudge
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    Lieutenant-Colonel John Keiller MacKay, OC, DSO, KStJ, VD, QC was a Canadian soldier, lawyer and jurist. MacKay served as the 19th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario from 1957 to 1963.

  23. Ed Doherty

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    Ed Doherty
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    Years
    1949-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    ophthalmologistpolitician
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    Edward Joseph "Ed" Doherty, is a New Brunswick ophthalmologist and politician, who has served in the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick representing the riding of Saint John Harbour.

  24. Nancy Hartling

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    Nancy Hartling
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    1950-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Nancy J. Hartling, is a Canadian Senator from Moncton, New Brunswick. She was Executive Director of Support to Single Parents Inc., as well as a founding member of St. James Court Inc., a non-profit housing complex which provides single parents with affordable housing. On October 27, 2016, Hartling was named to the Senate of Canada by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to sit as an independent and assumed office on November 10, 2016.

  25. Tyrell Vernon

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    Tyrell Vernon
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    Years
    1988-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    basketball player
    Biography

    Tyrell Vernon is a Canadian professional basketball player who last played for the Mississauga Power of the National Basketball League of Canada (NBL). He played at the collegiate level with McMaster University and then St. Francis Xavier University and was one of the top passers and shooters in the Atlantic University Sport association while with the latter team. Vernon primarily plays the point guard position and stands 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m).

  26. Joseph Alexander Gillies

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    Joseph Alexander Gillies
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    1849-1921 (aged 72)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Joseph Alexander Gillies was a Canadian politician.

  27. Alexander MacDonald

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    Alexander MacDonald
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    Years
    1858-1941 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    Catholic priest
    Biography

    Alexander MacDonald was a Canadian Roman Catholic priest, educator, author, and Bishop of Victoria, British Columbia.