♂ Gerald R. Ottenheimer

Record
47402 · 4437
Type of record
Elected candidate
Known but unelected candidate
Perennial candidate
Deceased Performance: 88%
 
Canada 1 0 1
Newfoundland and Labrador 7 7 0
Total 8 7 1
Birth Death Lived Died in office
4 June 1934
(89 years 3 months ago)
18 January 1998
(25 years 8 months ago)
63 years 7 months No
Family link with other profiled individuals
Who ...is/was his Note
John Ottenheimer (c. 1953–) Half-brother
Edward J. Byrne (c. 1963–) Son-in-law
Length of service in elected office
Legislature Total Government Opposition
Newfoundland and Labrador
Days years months days
7,247 19 10 4
Days years months days
5,755 15 9 3
Days years months days
1,492 4 1 1
The calculations in years, months and days are approximate and might be off by a few days due to the base date used for these calculations.
Leadership roles
  Duration
# Legislature Party M Int Role Age Dates y m d
1. NL 34 PC 1 Opposition Leader 32–35 08 Sep 1966 — 30 Jun 1969 2 9 22
2. NL 34 PC 1 Party leader 32–35 15 Sep 1966 — 30 Jun 1969 2 9 15
3. NL 37 PC 1 Speaker 41–45 16 Sep 1975 — 17 Jun 1979 3 9 1
Electoral history
→ 8 recorded electoral participations
→ 10 electoral path points
 
→ 3 known challengers:
 
William R. Callahan  m  (2 runoffs)
Richard J. Cashin  m 
Esau E. Thoms  m 
 
Federal
Ass.: 27
Newfoundland and Labrador St. John's West
8 November 1965 Age:
31
Failed to enter Parliament
General 2/4 PC 39.85% 10,054 of 25,230 Elig.: inc. Parti.: inc.
Winner > LIB 57.40% 14,481 (+4,427) Richard J. Cashin  m  ( 28 )
ID: 25098(F) — 7 Oct 2022 21:59 ET
Provincial
Ass.: 34
Newfoundland and Labrador St. John's East
8 September 1966 Age:
32
→ New to this legislature
General 1/2 PC 62.87% 2,325 of 3,698 Elig.: 5,217 Parti.: 71.61%
Loser > LIB 37.13% 1,373 (-952) Kevin O'Regan  m 
  Post-Election...
15 May 1970 > ?? PC Vac. Resigned: Left politics
ID: 14622(F) — 27 Feb 2022 13:44 ET Service: 3 years 8 months 7 days (Oppo.) Exit from legislature →
Provincial
Ass.: 34
Newfoundland and Labrador St. John's East
26 June 1970 Age:
36
Incumbent did not run in this election Exit from legislature →
By-Election  
Successor > PC 0.00% 0 of 0 William W. Marshall  m  ( 34 )
ID: 14765(F) — 27 Feb 2022 13:16 ET
Provincial
Ass.: 35
Newfoundland and Labrador St. Mary's
28 October 1971 Age:
37
→ Returned to this legislature after hiatus
General 1/2 PC 51.66% 1,216 of 2,354 Elig.: 2,674 Parti.: 88.33%
Loser > LIB 48.34% 1,138 (-78) Michael J. Maher  m 
  Post-Election...
18 January 1972 > ?? LIB PC
ID: 14669(F) — 6 Jul 2023 09:55 ET Service: 0 year 4 months 24 days (Oppo.)
Provincial
Ass.: 36
Newfoundland and Labrador St. Mary's
24 March 1972 Age:
37
Re-elected incumbent
General 1/2 PC 72.28% 1,705 of 2,359 Elig.: 2,674 Parti.: 88.82%
Loser > LIB 27.72% 654 (-1,051) Dermott J. Lee  m 
ID: 14711(F) — 23 Jul 2021 15:24 ET Service: 3 years 5 months 22 days (Gov't)
Provincial
Ass.: 37
Newfoundland and Labrador Waterford--Kenmount
16 September 1975 Age:
41
Re-elected incumbent
General 1/4 PC 54.29% 2,922 of 5,382 Elig.: 8,155 Parti.: 66.24%
Loser > LIB 19.73% 1,062 (-1,860) Gerald S. Moore  m 
ID: 14589(F) — 23 Jul 2021 15:24 ET Service: 3 years 9 months 1 day (Gov't)
Provincial
Ass.: 38
Newfoundland and Labrador Waterford--Kenmount
18 June 1979 Age:
45
Re-elected incumbent
General 1/3 PC 61.95% 3,842 of 6,202 Elig.: 8,652 Parti.: 71.82%
Loser > LIB 32.12% 1,992 (-1,850) William R. Callahan  m  ( 47 )
ID: 14537(F) — 23 Jul 2021 15:24 ET Service: 2 years 9 months 18 days (Gov't)
Provincial
Ass.: 39
Newfoundland and Labrador Waterford--Kenmount
6 April 1982 Age:
47
Re-elected incumbent
General 1/3 PC 72.33% 5,063 of 7,000 Elig.: 8,652 Parti.: 81.21%
Loser > LIB 20.39% 1,427 (-3,636) William R. Callahan  m  ( 50 )
ID: 14485(F) — 23 Jul 2021 15:24 ET Service: 2 years 11 months 26 days (Gov't)
Provincial
Ass.: 40
Newfoundland and Labrador Waterford--Kenmount
2 April 1985 Age:
50
Re-elected incumbent
General 1/3 PC 56.98% 3,251 of 5,706 Elig.: 8,089 Parti.: 70.65%
Loser > LIB 24.55% 1,401 (-1,850) Eric Adams  m 
  Post-Election...
30 December 1987 > ?? PC Vac. Resigned: To accept an appointment (judge, senator, etc.)
ID: 14433(F) — 27 Feb 2022 16:44 ET Service: 2 years 8 months 28 days (Gov't) Exit from legislature →
Provincial
Ass.: 40
Newfoundland and Labrador Waterford--Kenmount
9 March 1988 Age:
53
Incumbent did not run in this election Exit from legislature →
By-Election  
Successor > LIB 41.45% 2,311 of 5,576 Eric A. Gullage  m  ( 46 )
ID: 14756(F) — 9 Aug 2023 22:05 ET
→ 3 online biographical references
 
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EN Parliament of Canada (ParlInfo): The Hon. Gerald R. Ottenheimer, Senator, Q.C. 6 Sep 2023
FR Parlement du Canada (ParlInfo): L'hon. Gerald R. Ottenheimer, sÚnateur, c.r. 6 Sep 2023
EN Wikipedia: Gerry Ottenheimer 6 Sep 2023
Rev.: 06 Sep 2023 @ 20:30 ET
Gen.: 26 Sep 2023 @ 22:04 ET