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Lawrence D. O'Brien

Date of Birth (yyyy-mm-dd):  1951-03-31

Place of Birth:  L'Anse au Loup, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

Deceased Date (yyyy-mm-dd):  2004-12-16 (53 years old)

Profession | Occupation:  adult education instructor, public servant, teacher

Notes: Of Métis origin.

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 3,189 days (8 years, 8 months, 24 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
Labrador Liberal Party of Canada 1997-06-02 Elected
Labrador Liberal Party of Canada 2000-11-27 Elected
Labrador
Died in office
Liberal Party of Canada 2004-06-28 Elected
Labrador Liberal Party of Canada 1996-03-25
(By-Election)
Elected

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
Liberal Party of Canada 1996-03-25 - 2004-12-16
Parliamentary Secretary
Portfolio Term
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans 1999-09-01 - 2001-09-12
Committees - House of Commons

Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

Committee Role Term
Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans Member 36th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1999-10-12 - 2000-10-22)
Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans Member 36th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1999-10-12 - 2000-10-22)
Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans Member 37th Parliament, 1st Session
(2001-01-29 - 2002-09-16)
Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans Member 37th Parliament, 1st Session
(2001-01-29 - 2002-09-16)
Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans Member 37th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2002-09-30 - 2003-11-12)
Standing Committee on National Defence and Veterans Affairs Member 37th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2002-09-30 - 2003-11-12)
Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs, Northern Development and Natural Resources Member 37th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2004-02-02 - 2004-05-23)
Standing Committee on National Defence and Veterans Affairs Member 37th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2004-02-02 - 2004-05-23)
Standing Committee on National Defence and Veterans Affairs Member 38th Parliament, 1st Session
(2004-10-04 - 2005-11-29)
Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development Member 35th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1996-04-15 - 1996-04-22)
Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans Member 35th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1996-04-17 - 1997-04-27)
Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Member 36th Parliament, 1st Session
(1997-09-22 - 1999-09-18)
Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans Member 36th Parliament, 1st Session
(1997-09-22 - 1999-09-18)
Committees - Joint

Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

Committee Role Term
Standing Joint Committee on the Library of Parliament Member 37th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2004-02-02 - 2004-05-23)
Special Joint Committee on the Amendment to Term 17 of the Terms of Union of Newfoundland Member 36th Parliament, 1st Session
(1997-09-22 - 1999-09-18)

Municipal Political Experience

Municipality Local Government Function Mandate
Happy Valley-Goose Bay Municipal Government Councillor 1985 - 1996

Selected Publications

The following is a select bibliography, representing key titles or contributions from the parliamentarian’s collection of published works. To learn more about this parliamentarian’s written works please consult a library near you.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the following information. Should you find any errors please contact us via e-mail at: parlinfo@parl.gc.ca.

History of business establishment at L'Anse au Loup (1771-1935) and family history of the O'Briens there. St. John's, Nfld.: Maritime History Group, Memorial University of Newfoundland; [23] leaves in various pagings 1973

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 3,189 days (8 years, 8 months, 24 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
Labrador Liberal Party of Canada 1997-06-02 Elected
Labrador Liberal Party of Canada 2000-11-27 Elected
Labrador
Died in office
Liberal Party of Canada 2004-06-28 Elected
Labrador Liberal Party of Canada 1996-03-25
(By-Election)
Elected

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
Liberal Party of Canada 1996-03-25 - 2004-12-16
Parliamentary Secretary
Portfolio Term
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans 1999-09-01 - 2001-09-12
Committees - House of Commons

Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

Committee Role Term
Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans Member 36th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1999-10-12 - 2000-10-22)
Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans Member 36th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1999-10-12 - 2000-10-22)
Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans Member 37th Parliament, 1st Session
(2001-01-29 - 2002-09-16)
Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans Member 37th Parliament, 1st Session
(2001-01-29 - 2002-09-16)
Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans Member 37th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2002-09-30 - 2003-11-12)
Standing Committee on National Defence and Veterans Affairs Member 37th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2002-09-30 - 2003-11-12)
Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs, Northern Development and Natural Resources Member 37th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2004-02-02 - 2004-05-23)
Standing Committee on National Defence and Veterans Affairs Member 37th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2004-02-02 - 2004-05-23)
Standing Committee on National Defence and Veterans Affairs Member 38th Parliament, 1st Session
(2004-10-04 - 2005-11-29)
Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development Member 35th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1996-04-15 - 1996-04-22)
Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans Member 35th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1996-04-17 - 1997-04-27)
Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Member 36th Parliament, 1st Session
(1997-09-22 - 1999-09-18)
Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans Member 36th Parliament, 1st Session
(1997-09-22 - 1999-09-18)
Committees - Joint

Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

Committee Role Term
Standing Joint Committee on the Library of Parliament Member 37th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2004-02-02 - 2004-05-23)
Special Joint Committee on the Amendment to Term 17 of the Terms of Union of Newfoundland Member 36th Parliament, 1st Session
(1997-09-22 - 1999-09-18)

Municipal Political Experience

Municipality Local Government Function Mandate
Happy Valley-Goose Bay Municipal Government Councillor 1985 - 1996

Selected Publications

The following is a select bibliography, representing key titles or contributions from the parliamentarian’s collection of published works. To learn more about this parliamentarian’s written works please consult a library near you.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the following information. Should you find any errors please contact us via e-mail at: parlinfo@parl.gc.ca.

History of business establishment at L'Anse au Loup (1771-1935) and family history of the O'Briens there. St. John's, Nfld.: Maritime History Group, Memorial University of Newfoundland; [23] leaves in various pagings 1973