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Frank Joseph McKenna

Frank Joseph McKenna, Canadian former ambassador, lawyer. Named Economic Developer of Year, Economic Developer's Association Canada, 1993; recipient Vanier award, 1988, Distinction award, Canada Advanced Technology Association, 1994. Chair Canada Quality Month, 1994; Member of New Brunswick Bar Association, Canada Bar Association.

Background

  • McKenna, Frank Joseph was born on January 19, 1948 in Apohaqui, New Brunswick, Canada. Son of Durward and Olive (Moody) McKenna.

  • Education

    • Bachelor with honors, St. Francis Xavier University, 1970. Postgraduate, Queen's University, 1971. Bachelor of Laws, University New Brunswick, 1974.

      Doctor of Science (honorary), Université de Moncton, Canada, 1988. Doctor of Laws (honorary), University of New Brunswick, Canada, 1988. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Mount Allison University of Canberra, 1991.

    Career

    • Special assistant to president Privy Council, 1971. Research assistant Constitutional Law Unit, 1973-1974. Vice president University New Brunswick Faculty of Law Liberal Association, Fredericton, 1974.

      Partner Martin, Lordon, McKenna & Bowes, Chatham, 1974-1987. Member New Brunswick Liberal Party, 1982, leader, 1985. Premier Province of New Brunswick, Fredericton, 1987-1997.

      With McInnes Cooper, Moncton, 1998—2005. Ambassador to the United States Government Canada, Washington, 2005—2006. Counsel McInnes Cooper Firm, Olser Hoskin & Harcourt.

      Appointee Security Intel. Review Committee.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Liberals

    Membership

    Chair Canada Quality Month, 1994. Member of New Brunswick Bar Association, Canada Bar Association.

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    Interests

    Jogging, reading, golf.

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    • Married Julie Friel; children: Tobias John, Christine Alice, James Durward.
    • father: Durward McKenna
    • mother: Olive (Moody) McKenna
    • spouse: Julie Friel
    • children: Tobias John McKenna
    • Christine Alice McKenna
    • James Durward McKenna
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