Frank Mitchell (politician)
|Member of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia|
|Preceded by||Charles Taschereau Beard|
|Succeeded by||Herbert Joseph Bruch|
|Succeeded by||Moe Sihota|
|Born||Franklin John Trehern Mitchell
December 27, 1925
Victoria, British Columbia
|Spouse(s)||Kathleen Patricia Doherty|
Franklin John Trehern "Frank" Mitchell (born December 27, 1925) was a plasterer and political figure in British Columbia. He represented Esquimalt from 1951 to 1952 as a Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF) member and Esquimalt-Port Renfrew from 1979 to 1986 as a New Democratic Party member in the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia.
After completing high school, Mitchell joined the Canadian Merchant Navy. He served in the infantry and paratroop division of the Canadian Army during World War II. He was elected to the provincial assembly in a 1951 by-election held following the death of .
Mitchell was reelected in 1952 but then defeated when he ran for reelection to the assembly in 1953 and 1975.
1956, Mitchell became a police officer with the Esquimalt Police Department.
- Webster, Daisy (1970). Growth of the N.D.P. in B.C., 1900-1970: 81 political biographies.
- "Electoral History of British Columbia, 1871-1986" (PDF). Elections BC. Retrieved 2011-07-27.
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