Derek Fox (Canadian politician)

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Derek Fox
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for Vegreville
In office
1986–1993
Preceded by John Batiuk
Succeeded by district abolished
Personal details
Born (1950-12-27) December 27, 1950 (age 66)
New Westminster, British Columbia
Political party Alberta New Democratic Party

Gordon Derek Fox (born December 27, 1950) is an insurance agent and former provincial level politician from Alberta, Canada. He served as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 1986 to 1993.[1]

Political career[edit]

Fox ran for a seat in the Alberta Legislature in the 1986 Alberta general election as a candidate for the New Democrats. He won the electoral district of Vegreville defeating Progressive Conservative candidate Ron Rudkowsky and two other candidates in a hotly contested race.[2] He ran for a second term in office in the 1989 Alberta general election winning an increased plurality defeating two other candidates.[3] Vegreville was abolished in the boundary redistribution of 1993. Fox ran for re-election in the new electoral district of Vegreville-Viking. He was defeated running in the general election held that year, losing his seat to Progressive Conservative candidate Ed Stelmach.[4]

Late life[edit]

After being defeated from provincial politics, Fox joined Manulife Financial and became operator of the company's branch in Vegreville. He also runs the Warwick Hall.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "Vegreville results 1986". Alberta Heritage. Retrieved 2008-05-17. 
  3. ^ "Vegreville results 1989". Alberta Heritage. Retrieved 2008-05-17. 
  4. ^ "Vegreville-Viking results 1993". Alberta Heritage. Archived from the original on 2009-05-11. Retrieved 2008-05-17. 
  5. ^ "Community Service Directory" (PDF). Town of Vegreville. pp. 17 and 50. Retrieved 2008-05-17. 

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