Robert “Bob” Kilger (born June 29, 1944) is a Canadian politician.
Born in Cornwall, Ontario, Kilger is the former Liberal member of Parliament for the Cornwall region, representing the riding Stormont—Dundas—South Glengarry from 2000 to 2004, and Stormont—Dundas from 1988 to 2000. He was Chief Government Whip, and Deputy Speaker and Chairman of Committees of the Whole of the House of Commons.
He lost his seat in the 2004 election to Conservative candidate Guy Lauzon.
Prior to his political life, he was a businessman and coached the Cornwall Royals to a Memorial Cup victory in 1981. He also was a referee in the NHL. His son is retired Toronto Maple Leafs forward Chad Kilger.
Kilger was elected Mayor of the City of Cornwall on November 13, 2006 with 49.4% of the popular vote.
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