KAY, William




Author Tags: Politics

William (Bill) Kay was the special assistant to Premier William Vander Zalm, functioning as his chauffeur. He worked for the Premier from 1986 until 1989 and was part of his support team when Vander Zalm successfully ran for the Social Credit leadership at the Whistler convention. Kay wrote a little-known memoir of his experiences in the topsy-turvy world of B.C. politics.

CITY/TOWN: White Rock

DATE OF BIRTH: 04/29/38

PLACE OF BIRTH: Chippawa, ON.

ARRIVAL IN BRITISH COLUMBIA: 1985

ANCESTRAL BACKGROUND: Empire Loyalist

BIBLIOGRAPHY: The Zalm & I (Hancock House, 1993)

BIOGRAPHICAL DETAILS: Retired Navy, Golf Course Manager, Special Assistant to Premier

[BCBW 2003] "Politics"