Allan J. MacEachen


Age: 96

Canadian legislator and the first deputy prime minister of Canada whose mastery of parliamentary politics ensured the country's adoption of national health care and other far-reaching social programs, who sat in the House of Commons and the Senate, where he was appointed a member of the Liberal Party over the decades, who was a key parliamentary operative for two Liberal Party prime ministers Lester B. Pearson and Pierre Elliot Trudeau (the father of current Prime Minister Justin Trudeau) and held several senior cabinet positions under them.

Cause of Death: Natural causes

Born: July 6, 1921

Died: September 12, 2017

Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada