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The Hon.
 Percy E. Downe

Assumed office 
June 26, 2003

Born July 8, 1954 (1954-07-08) (age 55)
Charlottetown, PEI
Political party Liberal
Residence Charlottetown, PEI

Percy E. Downe (born July 8, 1954) is a Canadian Senator and former political aide.

From 1986 to 1993, Downe was executive assistant to the Premier of Prince Edward Island, Joe Ghiz. Downe moved to Ottawa following the Liberal victory in the 1993 federal election, and served as executive assistant to the Secretary of State for Veterans Affairs. He subsequently served as executive assistant to the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, and then the Minister of Labour.

He joined the Prime Minister's Office as director of appointments in 1998. He became Prime Minister Jean Chrétien's chief of staff in 2001.

He was appointed to the Senate as a senator for Prince Edward Island in June 2003 on Chrétien's recommendation. After this he moved back to Prince Edward island where he currently lives with wife and two daughters.

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Preceded by
Jean Pelletier
Chief of Staff of the Prime Minister's Office
Succeeded by
Eddie Goldenberg


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