Allan J. MacEachen was born in Inverness, Cape Breton Island (d. 2017). He entered politics in 1953 as an MP for Inverness-Richmond (1953–’58, 1962–’68) and for Cape Breton Highlands–Canso (1968–’84). He served in several portfolios, including as deputy prime minister under Pierre Elliott Trudeau, from 1977 to 1979. He was later appointed to the Senate. (Photo: Allan J. Maceachern. Library and Archives Canada, Duncan Cameron).