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John Bracken

John Bracken, Canadian legislator. Mason.; Member United Church.

Background

  • Bracken, John was born on June 22, 1883 in Seeley’s Bay, Ontario, Canada. Son of Ephraim and Alberta (Gilbert) Bracken.

  • Education

    • Educated Brockville Collegiate Institute, Ontario Agricultural College. Bachelor of Agricultural Science, University of Illinois. Doctor of Laws, University Manitoba, 1927, U. Saskatchewan, 1930.

    Career

    • Professor field husbandry, University of Saskatchewan, 1910-1920. President Manitoba Agriculture College, University of Manitoba, 1920-1922. Active in furthering interests of farmers.

      Became member Manitoba Legislature as member Progressive Party, later Liberal-Progressive Party. Premier of Manitoba and president executive council 1922-1942. Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party 1942-1948.

      Elected to Canada House of Commons, constituency of Neepawa, Manitoba, June 1945.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Progressive Conservative Party

    Membership

    Mason.; Member United Church. Clubs: Manitoba (Winnipeg, Canada).

    Connections

    • Married Alice Wylie Bruce, 1909. Children: John Bruce, Alan Douglas, William Gordon, George Murray.
    • father: Ephraim Bracken
    • mother: Alberta (Gilbert) Bracken
    • spouse: Alice Wylie Bruce
    • children: John Bruce Bracken
    • Alan Douglas Bracken
    • William Gordon Bracken
    • George Murray Bracken
    John Bracken
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    Born June 22, 1883
    Died March 18, 1969
    (aged 85)
    Nationality
    • 1906
      the University of Illinois
    • 1906
      Manitoba representative, the Dominion Seed Branch, Department of Agriculture
    • 1907 - 1910
      superintendent, Fairs and Farmers Institutes
      Saskatchewan
    • 1910 - 1920
      professor of field husbandry, the University of Saskatchewan
    • 1920
      president, Manitoba Agricultural College
    • 1922 - 1942
      premier
      Manitoba
    • 1922 - 1942
      president, the executive council
      Manitoba
    • 1942
      leader, Progressive-Conservative Party
      Canada
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