John C. Crosbie

John Crosbie, 1966.
Clyde Wells and John Crosbie were cabinet ministers in the 1960s. They won public approval by resigning their portfolios in 1968 to protest Premier Joseph Smallwood's decision to give American financier John Shaheen a $5-million loan connected to the proposed oil refinery at Come By Chance.

Photo by Garland Studio. Courtesy of the Courtesy of the Archives and Manuscripts Division (J.R. Smallwood Collection 075, 5.05.354), Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, NL.
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