Lou Sekora

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Louis "Lou" Sekora
Councillor of Coquitlam
In office
1972–1988
Mayor of Coquitlam
In office
1983–1997
Succeeded by Jon Kingsbury
Member of the Canadian Parliament for Port Moody—Coquitlam
In office
1998–2000
Preceded by Sharon Hayes
Succeeded by James Moore
Councillor of Coquitlam
Incumbent
Assumed office
2005
Personal details
Born Louis Sekora
(1931-11-04) November 4, 1931 (age 82)
Hafford, Saskatchewan
Nationality Canadian
Political party Liberal Party of Canada

Louis "Lou" Sekora (born November 4, 1931) is a Canadian politician.

Born in Hafford, Saskatchewan, Sekora served as mayor of Coquitlam, British Columbia, from 1983 to 1997. He was first elected to city council in 1972. A series of acting mayors replaced him, eventually followed by Jon Kingsbury who served from 1998 to 2005.

Sekora resigned to run in a 1998 by-election and was elected to the House of Commons of Canada as a candidate of the Liberal Party of Canada, representing the riding of Port Moody—Coquitlam. In the 2000 general election, he lost his seat to Conservative candidate James Moore.

Following his loss, he was appointed as a part-time Citizenship Judge by Prime Minister Jean Chrétien.

In 2005, he was elected back to the Coquitlam City Council as an independent.

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