Nathan Divinksy (1925-2012) was a Canadian chess master and played in several Canadian chess Olympiads. He served as assistant dean of science at the University of British Columbia. His former wife (1972-1983), Kim Campbell, was the 19th Prime Minister of Canada. Divinsky received a B.S. from the University of Manitoba. Divinksy received an M.S. and a Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Chicago and became a mathematics teacher at the University of Manitoba. He then moved to Vancouver, BC where he served as mathematics professor and assistant dean of science at the University of British Columbia. He was an alderman on the Vancouver, BC city council and was Chair of the Vancouver School Board.