Jack Garland (Canadian politician)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
John Richard (Jack) Garland
MP for Nipissing
In office
September 15, 1949 – March 14, 1964
Preceded by Léoda Gauthier
Succeeded by Carl Legault
Personal details
Born January 1, 1918
Smiths Falls, Ontario
Died March 14, 1964(1964-03-14) (aged 46)
Political party Liberal
Residence North Bay, Ontario

John Richard (Jack) Garland, PC (January 1, 1918 – March 14, 1964) was a Canadian politician, who was a longtime member of the Canadian House of Commons for the riding of Nipissing. He was a member of the Liberal Party of Canada.

Garland was first elected in 1949, when incumbent member Léoda Gauthier moved to represent the new Sudbury riding. He was reelected in every subsequent election until his death in 1964.

Garland was appointed Minister of National Revenue in the government of Lester Pearson in 1963, and held that cabinet position when he died. He was given a state funeral.

As a member of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada he was entitled to use the honorific The Honourable.

The airport in North Bay is named Jack Garland Airport in his memory.

External links[edit]