LAYTON, The Hon. Robert E.J., P.C., B.M.E.
Picture of LAYTON, The Hon. Robert E.J., P.C., B.M.E.
© House of Commons 1988
Date of Birth ( 1925.12.25
Place of Birth: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Deceased Date ( 2002.05.09 (76 years old)
Profession | Occupation: Engineer
Notes: Son of Gilbert Layton, Quebec cabinet minister (1936-38).
Grandfather of Michael Layton, Toronto city councillor (2010-).
For family relationships in the Canadian House of Parliament see "Family Ties".
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 3338 Days (9 years, 1 month, 21 days)
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (
Lachine--Lac-Saint-Louis, Quebec Progressive Conservative 1988.11.21 Elected
Lachine, Quebec Progressive Conservative 1984.09.04 Elected

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (
Progressive Conservative 1984.09.04 - 1993.10.24

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian
Minister of State / Secretary of State

PortfolioTerm (
Minister of State (Mines) 1984.09.17 - 1986.06.29

Caucus Chair

PortfolioTerm (
Progressive Conservative Party Caucus Chair 1988.11.30 - 1993

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^ Committees - Cabinet

CommitteeTerm (
Economic and Regional Development 1984.09.17 - 1986.07.03
Legislation and House Planning 1984.09.17 - 1986.07.03

Military Service

Military OrganizationFunctionTerm (
Canadian Army Officer Cadet -
Family Ties in Parliament
RelativeNameDate of BirthDate of Death
Daughter-in-law Chow, Olivia
Son Layton, Jack
1950.07.18 2011.08.22
Great-great-nephew Steeves, William Henry
1814.05.20 1873.12.09
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

  • The Canadian (1986) budget.
    Canadian Mining Journal. 107:44 Apr. 1986.

  • Canadian seabed mining: resources, exploration and development.
    Engineering Digest. 32:36 Jan. 1986.

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