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MIFFLIN, Rear Adm. the Hon. Fred J., P.C.
Picture of MIFFLIN, Rear Adm. the Hon. Fred J., P.C.
Photographer:
Andy Shott, House of Commons photographer
© House of Commons 1997

Date of Birth (yyyy.mm.dd): 1938.02.06
Place of Birth: Bonavista, Newfoundland
Deceased Date (yyyy.mm.dd): 2013.10.05 (75 years old)
Profession | Occupation: Naval officer
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 4389 Days (12 years, 6 days)
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (yyyy.mm.dd)Result
Bonavista--Trinity--Conception, Newfoundland and Labrador Liberal 1997.06.02 Elected
Bonavista--Trinity--Conception, Newfoundland and Labrador Liberal 1993.10.25 Elected
Bonavista--Trinity--Conception, Newfoundland and Labrador Liberal 1988.11.21 Elected

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Liberal 1988.11.21 - 2000.11.26

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian
Minister

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Minister of Veterans Affairs 1997.06.11 - 1999.08.02
Minister of Fisheries and Oceans 1996.01.25 - 1997.06.10

Minister of State / Secretary of State

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Secretary of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency) 1997.06.11 - 1999.08.02

Regional Minister

RegionTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Newfoundland and Labrador 1996.01.25 - 1998

Parliamentary Secretary

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defence 1993.12.06 - 1996.01.24
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs 1993.12.06 - 1996.01.24

Critic

Area of ResponsibilityTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Veterans Affairs 1989 - 1989

Assistant / Associate Critic

Area of ResponsibilityTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Energy, Mines and Resources 1990.09 - 1993
National Defence 1989.02 - 1993

^ Committees - House of Commons
Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

CommitteeRoleDuring Session
Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade Member 36th Parl., 2nd Session (1999.10.12 - 2000.10.22)

^ Committees - Joint
Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

CommitteeRoleDuring Session
Special Joint Committee on Canada's Defence Policy Member 35th Parl., 1st Session (1994.01.17 - 1996.02.02)

^ Committees - Cabinet
CommitteeRoleTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Social Union Member 1997.06.11 - 1999.08.02
Treasury Board Member 1997.06.11 - 1999.08.03
Economic Development Policy Member 1996 - 1997.06.10
Special Committee of Council Member 1996.01.01 - 1997.06.10

Military Service


Military OrganizationFunctionTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Maritime Command Promoted Rear Admiral, 1985. Deputy Commander 1985 - 1987
Maritime Command Headquarters, Personnel Including Chief Planner, 75th Anniversary of the Navy. Chief of Staff 1984 - 1985
Maritime Command Headquarters, Plans and Ops Chief of Staff 1982 - 1984
National Defence Headquarters Secretariat Attended National Defence College, 1981-1982. Promoted Commodore, 1982. Director 1979 - 1981
Maritime Requirements Director 1978 - 1979
First Canadian Destroyer Squadron Commander 1976 - 1978
National Defence Headquarters Evaluation Branch Promoted Captain, 1974. 1973 - 1976
HMCS Skeena Attended the United States Naval War College, 1972-1973. Commanding Officer 1970 - 1972
Maritime Command Command Secretary 1969 - 1970
Royal Canadian Navy Educated at Naval College; Esquimalt (Weapons Engineering); and Canadian Forces Staff College. Junior Officer and Specialist Training. Served at sea in various ships and squadrons. Executive Officer H.M.C.S. Saguenay, 1968. 1954 - 1968
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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^ Sole Author Articles

  • Post cold war defence planning.
    National Network News: Defence Associations National Network. 1(15):5ff Apr. 15 1992.


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