|Member of the British Columbia Legislative Assembly |
December 11, 1975 –October 22, 1986
|Preceded by||Bill Hartley|
|Succeeded by||James Rabbitt|
|Born||December 15, 1933|
Anyox, British Columbia
|Political party||Social Credit|
|Spouse(s)||Donelda Catherine Stewart|
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