WINTERS, The Hon. Robert Henry, P.C., B.A., M.Sc.
Picture of WINTERS, The Hon. Robert Henry, P.C., B.A., M.Sc.
© House of Commons 1966
Date of Birth ( 1910.08.18
Place of Birth: Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada
Deceased Date ( 1969.10.10 (59 years old)
Profession | Occupation: Engineer
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 5342 Days (14 years, 7 months, 15 days)
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (
York West, Ontario Liberal 1965.11.08 Elected
Queens--Lunenburg, Nova Scotia Liberal 1957.06.10 Defeated
Queens--Lunenburg, Nova Scotia Liberal 1953.08.10 Elected
Lunenburg, Nova Scotia Liberal 1949.06.27 Elected
Queens--Lunenburg, Nova Scotia Liberal 1945.06.11 Elected

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (
Liberal 1965.11.08 - 1968.06.24
Liberal 1945.06.11 - 1957.06.09

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian

PortfolioTerm (
Minister of Trade and Commerce Resignation. To contest the Liberal Party leadership. Submitted his resignation on February 28, 1968, but did not expect the Prime Minister to accept it until dissolution. 1966.01.04 - 1968.03.29
Minister of Public Works 1953.09.17 - 1957.06.20
Minister of Resources and Development 1950.01.18 - 1953.09.16
Minister of Reconstruction and Supply 1948.11.15 - 1950.01.17

Parliamentary Secretary

PortfolioTerm (
Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Transport 1948.06.11 - 1948.11.15
Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of National Revenue 1947.10.30 - 1948.06.10

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^ Political Party Roles
Liberal Party of Canada

RoleTerm (
Leadership Candidate 1968.04.06 - 1968.04.06
Federal Public Office
^ Commission of Inquiry
FunctionCommissionTerm (
Chair Commission to Investigate Complaints Made by Walter H. Kirchner, M.C., D.C.M., Secretary, Canadian Combats Veterans Association, Inc., Vancouver, British Columbia, Regarding Pension and Treatment Services 1948 - 1948
Military Service

Military OrganizationFunctionTerm (
Royal Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers Lieutenant-Colonel 1939 - 1945
Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps Lieutenant-Colonel -
World War II, 1939-1945 Participant -
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

  • Canadian business and its managerial challenges.
    London : British Institute of Management; [1966]. 11 p.

Chapters in Books

  • General resources.
    In: Canada: nation on the march. Toronto : Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited; 1953. p. 77-85.

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