Former Privy Council Clerk Gordon Robertson Dies
Gordon Robertson Dies at Age 95
Published Wednesday, January 16, 2013 1:36PM EST
Last Updated Wednesday, January 16, 2013 1:51PM EST
One of the most powerful public servants of the 20th century has passed away.
Former Clerk of the Privy Council Gordon Robertson died Tuesday in Ottawa.
Robertson was a Rhodes Scholar, and youngest-ever Commissioner of the Northwest Territories. He went on to serve in the most seniors roles for every Prime Minster from William Lyon Mackenzie King to Joe Clark.
He was a key advisor on Constitutional Reform and Federal - Provincial relations.
Funeral arrangments are not yet finalized.
Gordon Robertson was 95.