Dennis Glen Patterson

Lawyer and former Northwest Territories premier

  • Patterson was a Northwest Territories MLA from 1978 to 1995. He was premier of the Northwest Territories from 1987 to 1991. He also served as minister of education, justice, and municipal affairs.
  • Before entering politics, Patterson practiced law. During his legal career he served as the founding executive director of the Maliiganik Tukisiiniakvik Society Legal Services Centre in Iqaluit.

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