GREENE, The Hon. John James, P.C., D.F.C., Q.C.
Picture of GREENE, The Hon. John James, P.C., D.F.C., Q.C.
© House of Commons 1968
Date of Birth ( 1920.06.24
Place of Birth: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Deceased Date ( 1978.10.23 (58 years old)
Profession | Occupation: Lawyer
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 5678 Days (15 years, 6 months, 17 days)
^ Senate
Senatorial DivisionPolitical Affiliation at NominationTerm ( on the advice of
Niagara, Ontario Died in office. Liberal 1972.09.01 - 1978.10.23 Trudeau, Pierre Elliott
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (
Niagara Falls, Ontario Liberal 1968.06.25 Elected
Renfrew South, Ontario Liberal 1965.11.08 Elected
Renfrew South, Ontario Liberal 1963.04.08 Elected

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (
Liberal 1963.04.08 - 1978.10.23

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian

PortfolioTerm (
Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources Resignation. For health reasons. 1968.07.06 - 1972.01.27
Minister of Agriculture 1968.04.20 - 1968.07.05
Minister of Agriculture 1965.12.18 - 1968.04.19

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^ Political Party Roles
Liberal Party of Canada

RoleTerm (
Leadership Candidate 1968.04.06 - 1968.04.06
Municipal Political Experience
MunicipalityLocal GovernmentFunctionMandate
Regional Government Municipal Councillor For 3 years. -
Municipal Government Municipal Councillor For 6 years. -
Military Service

Military OrganizationFunctionTerm (
Royal Canadian Air Force Awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and mentioned in despatches. Flight Lieutenant 1941 - 1945
Selected Publications This bibliography includes books, chapters in books and journal articles written, edited, compiled or translated solely by the parliamentarian or with others.

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^ Multiple Authors Oral History Project

  • Interview of the Hon. J.J. Greene conducted July 28, 1976 / by Peter Stursberg.
    Ottawa : Library of Parliament; 1976. 43 leaves


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