John Burton (politician)
For the California politician, see John L. Burton.
- For the constituency agent of Tony Blair, see John Burton (political agent).
|John Stratford Burton|
|MP for Regina East|
September 9, 1968 – September 1, 1972
|Preceded by||first member|
|Succeeded by||Jim Balfour|
|Born||November 27, 1927
|Political party||New Democratic Party|
|Occupation||accountant, agricultural economist|
John Stratford Burton (born November 27, 1927) is a former Canadian politician, who represented the electoral district of Regina East in the Canadian House of Commons from 1968 to 1972. He was a member of the Cooperative Commonwealth Federation and its successor, the New Democratic Party.
Burton was also the CCF's candidate in Melville in the 1957 and 1958 elections, and the NDP's candidate in Melville in 1962, in Regina City in 1965, in Regina East in 1972 and 1976, and in Wascana in 1997, but was not successful in those elections.
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