News release

MacQueen Was a Great Grassroots Politician

Premier John Hamm expressed sorrow today on the death of former member of the legislative assembly, Thomas MacQueen, on April 9.

"Tom MacQueen was a great grassroots politician," said Premier Hamm. "He served the people of Pictou East with distinction."

A former farmer and fisherman, Mr. MacQueen resided in New Glasgow. He leaves behind one daughter, two stepdaughters and one stepson.

"On behalf of all Nova Scotians, I send my deepest condolences to Mr. MacQueen's family and friends."



Rob Batherson
Premier's Office 902-424-6601 Cell: 902-478-1685 E-mail: