|Member of the British Columbia Legislative Assembly
October 22, 1986 – October 17, 1991
|Preceded by||Lorne Nicolson|
|Succeeded by||Corky Evans|
August 7, 1938|
|Political party||Social Credit Party of British Columbia|
|Spouse(s)||Lorna Mary Logan|
|Alma mater||University of Saskatchewan|
|Profession||Oil Field Technologist, Restaurateur|
Howard Leroy Dirks (born August 7, 1938) was an oil field technologist, restaurant owner and political figure in British Columbia. He represented Nelson-Creston in the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia from 1986 to 1991 as a Social Credit member.
He was born in Waldheim, Saskatchewan and educated at the University of Saskatchewan. In 1961 Dirks married Lorna Mary Logan. He was an alderman for Nelson. Dirks served in the provincial cabinet as Provincial Secretary. He was defeated by Corky Evans when he ran for reelection to the assembly in 1991 and 1996; in 1996, Dirks ran as a Liberal candidate.
- Flanagan, Kathryn M; Miller, Katherine J (Spring 1991). Canadian Parliamentary Guide.
- "Electoral History of British Columbia, Supplement, 1987–2001" (PDF). Elections BC. Retrieved 2012-02-18.
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