|Address||43 Hillcrest Drive |
Perth-Andover, New Brunswick , Canada
|| November 08, 1949
Jan 10, 2021 05:45pm
|Info||Dr. Larry Ronald Kennedy |
Dr. Larry Kennedy was born November 8, 1949 at Perth-Andover, N.B. He is the son of Mary F. O'Hagan and Ronald M. Kennedy.
He attended local schools in Perth-Andover and graduated from the Southern Victoria High School. After receiving a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of New Brunswick, he graduated from Dalhousie University with an M.D. He is Certified with the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the American Academy of Family Physicians.
A family practitioner, he was first elected to the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick October 13, 1987 as the Liberal M.L.A. for Victoria-Tobique. He was reelected in 1991. The results of the September 11, 1995 provincial general election were challenged, and were followed by a by-election win on July 23, 1997, and re-election in the 1999 provincial general election.
Dr. Kennedy has served on the Standing Committees on Law Amendments and Private Bills, and was chair of the latter. He was a member of the Special Committees on Social Policy Development, Economic Policy Development and the Select Committee on Demographics. Currently he serves on the Standing Committees on Private Bills, Law Amendments and on the Select Committee on Health Care. He is the Opposition critic for interests relating to the Department of Health.
He was a councillor in the Village of Perth-Andover; chief and president of the medical staff at Hôtel-Dieu Saint-Joseph, and a director of the New Brunswick Medical Society. He was chairman of District 31 School Board.
An active hunter, fisherman, snowmobiler, downhill and cross-country skier, he is a member of the Maple Syrup Producers and the Christmas Tree Producers Associations. He is a member of both the Rotary and Elks Clubs.
He and his wife, the former Brenda Ellen Naugler, have four children.