Hugh John MacDonald (Alberta politician)

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Hugh John MacDonald
MLA for Calgary
In office
1948–1959
Preceded by Andrew Davison
Fred Anderson
Succeeded by District Abolished
Personal details
Born April 11, 1911
Strathmore, Alberta
Died June 24, 1998(1998-06-24) (aged 87)
Political party Liberal
Occupation lawyer, jurist

Hugh John MacDonald (April 11, 1911 – June 24, 1998)[1][2] was a provincial level politician from Alberta, Canada. He served as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 1948 to 1959.

Political career[edit]

MacDonald ran for a seat to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for the first time in the 1948 Alberta general election.[3] He ran as a Liberal candidate in the Calgary electoral district and won the fourth seat.

MacDonald ran for a second term in the 1952 Alberta general election. He won his second term in office taking the fifth seat in the vote.[4] MacDonald ran for his third term and final term in office in the 1955 Alberta general election.[5] He was re-elected improving his popularity to win the second seat. He would retire from the Legislature in 1959.

Macdonald later served as a justice with the Court of Queen's Bench.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "In memory of…" (PDF). The Law Society of Alberta Benchers' Advisory. 56: 9. August 1998. Retrieved 2015-04-21. 
  2. ^ Parker, C.W.; Greene, B.M. (1964). Who's who in Canada. 52. International Press Limited. ISSN 0083-9450. Retrieved 2015-04-21. 
  3. ^ "Calgary results 1948 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved 2009-05-17. 
  4. ^ "Calgary results 1952 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved 2009-05-17. 
  5. ^ "Calgary results 1955 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved 2009-05-17. 

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