Frederick King

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Frederick King
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Okanagan—Similkameen
In office
1979–1988
Preceded by District was created in 1976
Succeeded by District was abolished in 1987
Personal details
Born Frederick John King
(1923-06-11)11 June 1923
Kaleden, British Columbia
Died 30 August 2016(2016-08-30) (aged 93)
Penticton, British Columbia
Political party Progressive Conservative
Spouse(s) Audrey Margaret Browne (m. 1948)
Committees Chair, Legislative Committee E on Bill C-61 (1986–1988)
Religion Baptist
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Frederick John King (11 June 1923 – 30 August 2016) was a Canadian politician. He was a Progressive Conservative Party member of the Canadian House of Commons. He was a farmer, orchardist, and public servant by career.

King was born in Kaleden, British Columbia where he attended public school, then graduated to secondary school in Penticton. He was first elected to national politics at the Okanagan—Similkameen electoral district in the 1979 federal election. He was re-elected there in the 1980 and 1984 federal elections. In the 1988 federal election, when the riding became Okanagan—Similkameen—Merritt, King lost to Jack Whittaker of the New Democratic Party and did not campaign in any further federal elections. He died on 30 August 2016 in Penticton, British Columbia.[2]

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