Duco Van Binsbergen

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Duco Van Binsbergen
MLA for West Yellowhead
In office
Preceded by Jerry Doyle
Succeeded by Ivan Strang
Personal details
Born December 17, 1936
Died April 4, 2009(2009-04-04) (aged 72)
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Political party Liberal

Duco Van Binsbergen (December 17, 1936 – April 4, 2009) was a provincial level politician from Alberta, Canada. He served as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 1993 to 1997.

Political career[edit]

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.[1] He ran for a second term in office in the 1997 Alberta general election but was defeated by Progressive Conservative candidate Ivan Strang.[2]

Late life[edit]

Van Binsbergen sang as a Baritone in the Foothills Male Chorus after he retired from politics.[3] His family moved to the Annapolis Royal area in Nova Scotia in 2007, and he died at the Halifax Infirmary on April 4, 2009.[4]


  1. ^ "West Yellowhead results 1993". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved October 4, 2009.
  2. ^ "West Yellowhead results 1997". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved October 4, 2009.
  3. ^ "About Us". Foothills Male Chorus. Archived from the original on July 11, 2011. Retrieved October 7, 2009.
  4. ^ "Former MLA, educator dies in Halifax". Hinton Parklander. Retrieved October 7, 2009.

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