Charles Turner (Canadian politician)
|Senator for London, Ontario|
9 July 1984 – 24 March 1991
|Appointed by||John Turner|
|Member of the Canadian Parliament
for London East
25 June 1968 – 9 July 1984
|Preceded by||Electoral District created|
|Succeeded by||Jim Jepson|
24 March 1916|
|Died||10 January 1993(aged 76)|
|Political party||Liberal Party of Canada|
Charles Robert Turner (24 March 1916 – 10 January 1993) was a Liberal party member of the House of Commons of Canada and later became a member of the Senate of Canada. Born in Toronto, Ontario, he became a locomotive engineer by career.
Turner represented the Ontario riding of London East at which he was elected in 1968 and re-elected in 1972, 1974, 1979 and 1980. During his terms in the House of Commons, Turner served as a Parliamentary Secretary, as Deputy Chairman of the Committee of the Whole (an Assistant Deputy Speaker) and finally as Chief Government Whip from 1980 to 1984.
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