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FRASER, The Hon. John Allen, P.C., O.C., O.B.C., C.D., Q.C., LL.B.
Picture of FRASER, The Hon. John Allen, P.C., O.C., O.B.C., C.D., Q.C., LL.B.
Photographer:
Michael Bedford
© Michael Bedford Photography, Ottawa

Date of Birth (yyyy.mm.dd): 1931.12.15
Place of Birth: Yokohama, Japan
Profession | Occupation: Ambassador, barrister, barrister and solicitor, lawyer
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 7665 Days (20 years, 11 months, 26 days)
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (yyyy.mm.dd)Result
Vancouver South, British Columbia Progressive Conservative 1988.11.21 Elected
Vancouver South, British Columbia Progressive Conservative 1984.09.04 Elected
Vancouver South, British Columbia Progressive Conservative 1980.02.18 Elected
Vancouver South, British Columbia Progressive Conservative 1979.05.22 Elected
Vancouver South, British Columbia Progressive Conservative 1974.07.08 Elected
Vancouver South, British Columbia Progressive Conservative 1972.10.30 Elected
Vancouver South, British Columbia Progressive Conservative 1968.06.25 Defeated

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Progressive Conservative 1972.10.30 - 1993.10.24

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian
Speaker of The House of Commons

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Speaker of the House of Commons 1986.09.30 - 1994.01.16

Minister

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Resignation. Because of controversy surrounding the sale of tainted tuna cans. 1984.09.17 - 1985.09.23
Minister of the Environment 1979.06.04 - 1980.03.02
Postmaster General 1979.06.04 - 1980.03.02

Critic

Area of ResponsibilityTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Solicitor General 1984.04.06 - 1984.09
Environment 1983 - 1984.04.01
Fisheries 1981.09.09 - 1983.09
Post Office 1980.04.09 - 1981.09.08
Labour 1974.12 - 1978
Environment 1972.12.05 - 1974.12

^ 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 Fisheries and Forestry Member 33rd Parl., 1st Session (1984.11.05 - 1986.08.28)
Subcommittee on Acid Rain of the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Forestry Member 33rd Parl., 1st Session (1984.11.05 - 1986.08.28)

^ 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 the Constitution of Canada Member 32nd Parl., 1st Session (1980.04.14 - 1983.11.30)

^ Committees - Cabinet
CommitteeRoleTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Foreign and Defence Policy Member 1985.09.13 - 1985.12.02

^ Political Party Roles
Progressive Conservative Party

RoleTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Leadership Candidate 1976.02.22 - 1976.02.22
Military Service


Military OrganizationFunctionTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Seaforth Highlanders of Canada Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel 1994 -
Seaforth Highlanders of Canada Officer 1959 - 1961
Canadian Scottish Regiment Officer 1955 - 1957
First Canadian Highland Battalion, 27th Brigade Posted to Germany. Infantry Officer 1953 - 1953
Canadian Officers' Training Corps 1951 - 1952
Royal Canadian Corps of Signals, West Coast Private 1950 - 1951
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 Books

  • La Chambre des communes en action .
    Montréal : Éditions de la Chenelière; 1993. xi, 208 p.

  • The House of Commons at work.
    Montréal : Éditions de la Chenelière; 1993. xii, 195 p.


Articles

  • Acid rain, the Canadian view.
    In: St. Lawrence University Canada-U.S. Acid Rain Seminar (1981) Acid rain : a transboundary perspective : proceedings of the St. Lawrence University Canada-U.S. Acid Rain Seminar, November 6-7, 1981 / edited by Alan M. Schwartz [and] Joseph T. Jockel. Canton, N.Y. : pp.10-15 [1982].


^ Multiple Authors Books

  • The Salmon Aquaculture Forum: discussion paper on practices & findings. Fraser, John A. and Kenneth Beeson
    Vancouver : Pacific Fisheries Resource Conservation Council; 2003. 2, iii, 41 p.


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