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Paul St. Pierre Edit Profile

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Paul St. Pierre, American Writer. Recipient Spur Award (Western Writers of America) for best short fiction of 1984 for story Sale of One Small Ranch. M C. Served with Royal Canadian Air Force, 1941-1942.

Background

Pierre, Paul St. was born on October 14, 1923 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Came to Canada, 1924. Son of Napoleon and Pearl Clayton (Stanford) St. Pierre.

Career

Newspaperman mostly Vancouver Sun, British Columbia, 1948-1979. Member of Parliament from Coast Chilcotin riding, 1968-1972. Parliamentary secretary external affairs, Ottawa, Canada, 1971-1972.

Delegate United Nations Special Committee, 1971-1972. Rapporteur Science and Cultural Committee North Atlantic Treaty Organization Parliamentary Group, 1972. Chairman British Columbia Government Caucus, 1970-1972.

Canada observer Organization American States, 1972. Police commissioner Province of British Columbia, 1979-1983.

Achievements

  • Western Writers of America Spur Award (first Canadian honoured)Terasen (BC Gas) Lifetime Achievement Award 2000.

Works

Membership

Served with Royal Canadian Air Force, 1941-1942.

Connections

Married Carol Mildred Roycroft, December 12, 1950 (divorced 1972). Children– Paul Robert, Michelle Anne, Suzanne Ellen, Yesica Tapia Padilla. Married Melanie Anne McCarthy, November 17, 1978.

father:
Napoleon Pierre

mother:
Pearl Clayton (Stanford) St. Pierre

spouses:
Melanie Anne McCarthy

Carol Mildred Roycroft

children:
Yesica Tapia Padilla Pierre

Michelle Anne Pierre

Suzanne Ellen Pierre

Paul Robert Pierre