Lawrence "Larry" Schneider
|Member of the Canadian Parliament
|Preceded by||District was created in 1987|
|Succeeded by||Ralph Goodale|
March 23, 1938 |
|Political party||Progressive Conservative|
|Cabinet||Minister of Western Economic Diversification (1993)|
|Committees||Chair, Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs (1991-1993)|
Born in Regina, Saskatchewan, he was mayor of Regina from 1979 until 1988. In the 1988 federal election, he was elected as a Progressive Conservative candidate in the riding of Regina—Wascana. Under Kim Campbell's government, from June 25, 1993 until November 3, 1993, he was Minister of Western Economic Diversification. He lost his seat in the 1993 election to Ralph Goodale.
He was president of the Prairie Implement Manufacturers' Association.