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Garry Guzzo

Politician from Canada

Garry Guzzo (born November 18, 1941 in Ottawa, Ontario) is a politician in Ontario, Canada. He was a Progressive Conservative member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1995 to 2003. Guzzo was educated at the University of Ottawa, from which he received a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a law degree. He practiced as a lawyer with the firm of Chiarelli and Guzzo from 1969 to 1976, was a provincial court judge from 1978 to 1989. He practiced for a short time as counsel with the firm Kelly, Howard, Santini and then operated a private practice in Ottawa until 1999. He also served as a director of the city's Riverside Hospital. Guzzo was elected for a three-year term to Ottawa City Council as an alderman for Capital Ward in 1969. In the provincial election of 1971, he ran as the Progressive Conservative candidate in Ottawa Centre, and came within 182 votes of defeating future New Democratic Party leader Michael Cassidy. From 1974 to 1976, he served as a Councillor in the regional municipality of Ottawa-Carleton. Guzzo ran for the Ontario legislature a second time in the provincial election of 1995, and defeated Liberal incumbent Yvonne O'Neill by about 1,500 votes in the riding  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1941-11-18
Nationality
Canada
Profession
Politician

Education

Institution From To
University of Ottawa

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