Don Blenkarn

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Don Blenkarn
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Peel South
In office
Preceded by Hyliard Chappell
Succeeded by Anthony Abbott
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Mississauga South
In office
Preceded by District was created in 1976
Succeeded by Paul Szabo
Personal details
Born Donald Alex Blenkarn
(1930-06-17)June 17, 1930
Toronto, Ontario
Died January 30, 2012(2012-01-30) (aged 81)
Political party Progressive Conservative

Donald Alex Blenkarn (June 17, 1930 – January 30, 2012) was a Progressive Conservative Party of Canada Member of Parliament.

Blenkarn was born in Toronto. A lawyer and businessman by profession, he was elected in 1972 to represent the riding of Peel South. He held on the riding until the 1974 election when he was defeated by Liberal Anthony Abbott. He was re-elected to the House of Commons as the Member of Parliament for Mississauga South in 1979 and served as the Chairman of the House of Commons Finance Committee during the Mulroney years. He was defeated by Liberal Paul Szabo in the 1993 election.