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Johnston, Rita M. - former Premier of British Columbia

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Date: Wednesday, 14 September 2016, at 9:14 p.m.

Johnston, Rita M.

Rita Margaret Johnston (nee Liechert), former Premier of British Columbia (1991), was born at Melville, Saskatchewan, on April 22, 1935, the daughter of John and Annie (Chyzzy) Liechert.

A member of the Newton Ratepayers Association, Mrs. Johnston was elected an alderman in Surrey Municipality in 1967. She took over the leadership of the B.C. Social Credit Party when Premier Bill VanderZalm resigned from office, and was briefly Premier of British Columbia in 1991.

Married to George Gibson Johnston she have children Rock, Darlene and Colleen.

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