Duco Van Binsbergen
|Duco Van Binsbergen|
|MLA for West Yellowhead|
|Preceded by||Jerry Doyle|
|Succeeded by||Ivan Strang|
|Born||December 17, 1936|
April 4, 2009 (aged 72)|
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Van Binsbergen was elected to the Alberta Legislature in the 1993 Alberta general election. He defeated incumbent New Democrat Member Jerry Doyle to pick up the seat for the Liberals. He ran for a second term in office in the 1997 Alberta general election but was defeated by Progressive Conservative candidate Ivan Strang.
Van Binsbergen sang as a Baritone in the Foothills Male Chorus after he retired from politics. His family moved to the Annapolis Royal area in Nova Scotia in 2007, and he died at the Halifax Infirmary on April 4, 2009.
- "West Yellowhead results 1993". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved October 4, 2009.
- "West Yellowhead results 1997". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved October 4, 2009.
- "About Us". Foothills Male Chorus. Archived from the original on July 11, 2011. Retrieved October 7, 2009.
- "Former MLA, educator dies in Halifax". Hinton Parklander. Retrieved October 7, 2009.
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