Ron Huntington

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The Honourable
Arthur Ronald Huntington
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Capilano
In office
Preceded by Jack Davis
Succeeded by Mary Collins
Personal details
Born (1921-02-13)February 13, 1921
Vancouver, British Columbia
Died December 28, 1998(1998-12-28) (aged 77)
Political party Progressive Conservative
Cabinet Minister of State for Small Businesses and Industry (1979-1980)

Arthur Ronald "Ron" Huntington, PC (February 13, 1921 – December 28, 1998) was a Canadian politician.

Early life[edit]

Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, he was a member of the Royal Canadian Navy during World War II, rising to the rank of lieutenant commander.

Political career[edit]

He first ran for the Canadian House of Commons in 1972 for the riding of Capilano but was defeated. A Progressive Conservative, he was elected in 1974 and was re-elected in 1979 and 1980. During Joe Clark's brief term as Prime Minister from 1979 to 1980, he was the Minister of State for Small Businesses and Industry.

He was chairman of the Canada Ports Corporation from 1985 to 1991.

His daughter Vicki Huntington is a current member of the Legislative Assembly in British Columbia.[1]


  1. ^ |chapter-url= missing title (help). Parliamentary Debates (Hansard). Legislative Assembly of British Columbia. September 3, 2009. p. 251. 

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