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Former Prince Edward Island premier, Alex Campbell, launched his biography, "Alex B. Campbell The Prince Edward Island Premier Who Rocked the Cradle”.

Former Prince Edward Island premier, Alex Campbell, autographs his biography for Sister Mary Deighan at a book launch held Friday, at Credit Union Place. “Alex B. Campbell The Prince Edward Island Premier Who Rocked the Cradle” is the title for the long awaited biography of the Island's longest serving premier and the youngest elected first minister in Canada in the 20th century.

The launch took place at Credit Union Place in Summerside, Campbell's hometown. Campbell is the Island's longest serving premier and the youngest elected first minister in Canada in the 20th century.

Written by Wade MacLauchlan, president emeritus of U.P.E.I., and published by the P.E.I. Museum and Heritage Foundation, the book, which is both rich in insight and anecdotes, is an extensively researched account of Campbell's leadership through one of the most ambitious reforms ever undertaken in the province. Mike Carson/Journal Pioneer

Organizations: Campbell's, Credit Union Place, PEI Museum Heritage Foundation

Geographic location: Summerside, Canada

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  • PIERRE DOIRON
    May 30, 2014 - 22:21

    Hon. Alexander Bradshaw Campbell was the BEST premier Prince Edward Island ever had. We need more just like Alex.

  • Jean Paul Poirier
    May 30, 2014 - 21:41

    Yes, he brought PEI to the modern era. All the best to you, Premier Campbell...