Terry David Jones
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Terry David Jones (born June 13, 1938) is a former politician in Ontario, Canada. He served in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1975 to 1985, as a member of the Progressive Conservative Party.
Jones was born in Toronto, and educated at the University of Toronto. He worked as an insurance agent before entering political life. He was first elected to the Ontario legislature in the 1975 provincial election, defeating New Democratic Party candidate David Busby by 385 votes in Mississauga North. In 1976, Jones chaired a commission which established the provincial drinking age at nineteen.
He defeated Busby again by a greater margin in the 1977 election, and won by a significant majority in 1981. Jones was a backbench supporter of the William Davis and Frank Miller governments, and was named Deputy Speaker on October 11, 1983. The Progressive Conservatives suffered an electoral setback in the 1985 election, and Jones lost his seat to Liberal candidate Steve Offer by 1,424 votes.