David Morse (politician)

David Morse (politician)
David Morse
David Morse while attending a Junior Achievement conference in 2009
MLA for Kings South
In office
Preceded by Robbie Harrison
Succeeded by Ramona Jennex
Personal details
Born October 31, 1954
Political party Progressive Conservative

David Morse (born October 31, 1954) is a politician in Nova Scotia, Canada. He represented the electoral district of Kings South in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly from 1999 to 2009 as a member of the Progressive Conservatives.

Morse was a self-employed life and disability insurance broker before running for politics in 1999.

First elected in 1999, Morse was re-elected in the 2003 and 2006 elections. Previous cabinet duties included Minister of Environment and Labour, Minister of Community Services, Minister of Natural Resources and Minister of Emergency Management. He has also been the Minister responsible for the Disabled Persons' Commission Act.

On October 27, 2010, Morse announced that was he was seeking the Conservative Party of Canada nomination in the riding of Kings—Hants for the 2011 federal election.[1] He became the candidate on January 6, 2011, winning the nomination by acclamation.[2]



  • Master's degree in business administration, McMaster University
  • Bachelor of Arts with honours in economics; Mount Allison University.


Morse and his wife, Lynn Morse, have five children, three of whom are in the military.


  1. ^ "David Morse throws hat in federal ring". Kings County News, November 3, 2010. Retrieved January 21, 2011.
  2. ^ "Conservatives choose David Morse". Kings County Advertiser/Register, January 26, 2010. Retrieved February 5, 2011.

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