|Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Fort William
1958 – 1972
|Preceded by||Daniel McIvor|
|Succeeded by||Paul McRae|
January 11, 1895|
Azzano Decimo, Italy
|Died||September 19, 1986(aged 91)|
|Occupation||automobile dealer, manager|
Born at Azzano Decimo in the Province of Pordenone, northern Italy, he moved to Canada when he was 18 and worked at a brickyard in Rosslyn. He later opened a successful car dealership and became an alderman in Fort William, Ontario for 9 years and mayor for 8 years. He was elected to the Canadian House of Commons for the riding of Fort William in the 1958 federal election. A Liberal, he was re-elected in 1962, 1963, 1965, and 1968. From 1963 to 1964, he was the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Works. From 1964 to 1965, he was the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration.
- "Hubert Badanai MP known for his integrity". The Globe and Mail. September 20, 1986.
- F. Brent Scollie, Thunder Bay Mayors & Councillors 1873-1945 (Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society, 2000), 158-159.
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