Richmond Francis Hanna
|Richmond Francis Lionel Hanna|
|Member of the Canadian Parliament
|Preceded by||The electoral district was created in 1952.|
|Succeeded by||Sydney Herbert Thompson|
February 26, 1913|
Monaghan, Republic of Ireland
|Died||January 17, 1985(aged 71)|
Richmond Francis Lionel Hanna (February 26, 1913 – January 17, 1985) was an insurance salesman, a Flight Lieutenant in the Royal Canadian Airforce, a member of Edmonton Municipal Council and served as a Canadian federal politician from 1953 to 1957.
Born in Monaghan, Republic of Ireland, Hanna first ran for a seat in the Canadian House of Commons in the 1953 Canadian federal election. He defeated former Member of Parliament Orvis A. Kennedy to win the new riding of Edmonton—Strathcona. Kennedy would run for re-election in the 1957 Canadian federal election and be defeated by Social Credit candidate Sydney Herbert Thompson. Hanna would run for office 1 more time in the 1958 Canadian federal election but be defeated by Progressive Conservative candidate Terry Nugent.
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