Bohdan Zip

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Bud Zip
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta
In office
1982–2986
Preceded by Stan Kushner
Succeeded by Bob Hawkesworth
Constituency Calgary Mountain View
Personal details
Born (1929-03-05) March 5, 1929 (age 85)
Yellow Creek, Saskatchewan
Political party Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta
Spouse(s) Polly Misiewich
m. 17 Jul 1954
Alma mater University of Saskatchewan
University of Toronto
Occupation politician

Bohdan "Bud" Zip (born March 5, 1929) is a former politician from Alberta, Canada. He served as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 1982 to 1986.

Early life[edit]

Bohdan Zip was born in 1929 in the community of Yellow Creek, Saskatchewan.[1][2]

Ukrainian community[edit]

Bohdan was big in Calgary's Ukrainian community during the 1970s. He served as Chairman of the board for St. Vladimir's Ukrainian Greek-Orthodox Church. In 1976 he helped acquire funding to build a Ukrainian Cultural Centre in Calgary.

Political career[edit]

In the 1982 Alberta provincial election Bohdan was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for Calgary Mountain View for the Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta. He retired after serving one term as a back bench member.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Newsletter". Fall 2007 Issue 1. Canada Ukraine Parliamentary Program. p. 14. Retrieved 2008-07-22. 
  2. ^ [1]

External links[edit]

Legislative Assembly of Alberta
Preceded by
Stan Kushner
MLA Calgary Mountain View
1982-1986
Succeeded by
Bob Hawkesworth