Richard Henry Kroft
|Senator from Manitoba|
|Appointed by||Jean Chrétien|
May 22, 1938 |
|Alma mater||University of Manitoba|
He was Assistant Secretary and Treasurer of McCabe Grain Co. Ltd. Next he became Special Assistant to the Minister of Finance, and Executive Assistant to the Secretary of State for External Affairs, Mitchell Sharp. After, in 1969, he became President of Tryton Investment Co. Ltd.
He was summoned to the Senate by recommendation of Jean Chrétien in 1998 and resigned in 2004. He was Chair of the Standing Committee on Internal Economy, Budgets and Administration, and Chair of the Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce.
He is married to Hillaine Jacob and has three children, Elizabeth, Steven, and Gordon.
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