Acadian Footprints : The Roots & Reflections of Gérald (Gerry) Doucet. signed

By: DOUCET, Gerald (Gerry)

Price: $50.00

Quantity: 2 available


DOUCET, Gérald (Gerry). Acadian Footprints : The Roots & Reflections of Gérald (Gerry) Doucet. (Moncton, N.B.) : Faye Editions, (2004). First Edition. "Printed and bound in Canada". Pp (2),[v]-vi,(4),[5]-443,(1). With 114 b&w photos as well as many other illustrations in the text (including 3 Robert 'Bob' Chambers cartoons [on pp. 133, 139, and 146]). 8vo (153 x 228 mm), blue photo-illustrated cardcovers, with yellow & white lettering to spine.

Hon. Gérald 'Gerry' Joseph Doucet, B.A., LL.B, Q.C. (b. May 4, 1937, Grand-Étang, Inverness County - d. November 23, 2017, Halifax) was the longtime MLA for Richmond County, Cape Breton.

Foreword by Donald J. Savoie.
Preface.
1. Fortuitous Foundations in Rural Cape Breton (1937-1954).

2. The Families of my Father and Mother.

3. Growing Up in Grand Étang, Nova Scotia.

4. The Magical Years at St. Francis-Xavier University (1954-1958).

5. Training to be a Lawyer (1958-1961).

6. Settling in Port Hawkesbury NS to Practise Law.

7. Entering Provincial Politics and Starting a Family.

8. Joining the Nova Scotia Cabinet (1964).

9. Nova Scotia's Minister of Education (1967-1970).

10. The October 13, 1970 Election.

11. Marriage Break down and the Political Leadership Contest of 1971.

12. Returning to the Strait of Canso (Spring of 1971).

13. Making it Through the Seventies.

14. My Children and Grandchildren.

15. My Law Practice.
16. CIGO Radio (1972-1984).
17. The Atlantic Provinces Economic Council [aka APEC ].

18. The Retail Pharmacy Business (1972-1983).
19. East Coast Energy Limited (1980-1985).

20. Government Relations Consulting.
21. Heart Trouble.
22. My Dad Dies.
23. My Mom Dies.
24. My Brothers' Families.
25. A New Lease on Life.
26. L'Acadie et Moi.
27. Overview of Our Family Tree.

Appendices :
A. The Eight Branches of Our Family Tree.
B. The Old House on Grand-Étang.
C. Mortgage of Personal Property in the Amount of $450 by Levi Aucoin and My Father.

D. My Mother's U.S. Department of Labor Head Tax Refund Certificate and My Father's United States of America Declaration of Intention.

E. July 1969. Hon. G.J. Doucet Addresses Large Gathering Official Opening - Battery Park, St. Peters, Richmond County, Nova Scotia.

F. Letter from Doucet, December 9, 1969 to Mr. Leo J. MacDonald, R.R. 1, Irish Cove.

G. Chronicle Herald Editorial, July 16, 1965.

H. Conservative Sweep Leaves Several Problems for Premier, Chronicle Herald story by Ron MacDonald, June 2, 1965.

I. Ten Good Rules to Follow in Public Life.

J. Teacher's Job Getting Tougher, Chronicle Herald, July 4, 1969.

K. Death, But No Mourners, Chronicle Herald Editorial, September 2, 1969.

L. For Immediate Release - 1969 General Education Development (GED) Tests.

M. 3 Amalgamated School Boards Expected by Early Next Month, , Chronicle Herald story by Peter Meerburg, January 7, 1970.

N. Letter from Doucet, August 21, 1964 to Mr. J A. Boudreau, Little Anse, Richmond County.

O. Letter to Doucet, February 9, 1970 from Raymond LeBlanc, recteur du College Sainte Anne.

P. Remarks by Education Minister Gerald Doucet on Second Reading of "An Act Respecting a Community College in Southwestern Nova Scotia" [1970].

Q. An Act Respecting a Community College in Southwestern Nova Scotia" (Assented to the 24th Day of April, A.D., 1970).

R. Program for Visit of the Doucet-Led Canadian Education Delegation to the U.S.S.R. - 1969.

S. Minister of Education, Province of Nova Scotia.

T. Radio Editorial - CIGO - Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia. September 12, 1978.
U. Past APEC Chairs.

V. Conference Presentation: Dealing with Governments in Canada. November 20, 1981.

W. Letter to Doucet, January 30, 1989 from his son Paul.

X. Letter to Doucet, January 10, 1992 from his daughter Denise.

Y. Eulogy to Joseph Doucet by Wilfred Boudreau, January 12, 1985.

Z. Eulogy of Marie Antoinette Doucet by Clovis Chiasson, April 17, 2001.

AA. Official Invitation to Fred and Alina Doucet's Wedding and Reception at 24 Sussex Drive in Ottawa.

BB. Idolizing Cornwallis Insulting by Dan Paul, Chronicle Herald, July 11, 2002.

CC. Election Returns, October 8, 1963.

DD. List of the 21 Members of House of Assembly forming the 1971 Nova Scotia Progressive Party Caucus, and whom, I believe, they each respectively supported at the March 6 1971 PC Party Leadership Convention.

EE. Two of my 1967 Election Campaign Radio Broadcasts and the text of my Closing Campaign Speech in Petit de Grat on May 29, 1967.

Very good. Signed, without inscription, by the author. 50.00

Title: Acadian Footprints : The Roots & Reflections of Gérald (Gerry) Doucet. signed

Author Name: DOUCET, Gerald (Gerry)

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Faye Editions, Moncton, 2004, ISBN:2921824310: 2004

ISBN Number: 2921824310

ISBN Number 13: 9782921824316

Seller ID: 64341

Keywords: NOVA SCOTIA CANADIAN BIOGRAPHY ACADIAN ACADIANS MEMOIR MEMOIRS POLITICS CAPE BRETON CANADA LOCAL HISTORY POLITICAL POLITICS BIOGRAPHIES AUTOBIOGRAPHY AUTOBIOGRAPHIES ,