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John James Greene

Canadian government official.

John James Greene, Canadian government official. Decorated Distinguished Flying Cross. member House of Commons, 1963-1978; member Canadian Senate, 1972-1978. Canadian delegate 54th Inter-Parliamentary Union Conference, Dublin, Ireland, 1965; Served to flight Lieutenant Royal Canadian Air Force, 1941-1945.; Member Canadian Legion.; Member Liberal Party.; Member Anglican Church.

Background

Greene, John James was born on June 24, 1920 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Son of Peter and Andree (Champagnol) Greene.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University Toronto, 1948. Graduate cum laude Osgoode Hall, 1950.

Career

Called to Canadian bar, 1950. Practice in Arnprior, Ontario, 1950-1965. Member House of Commons, 1963-1978.

Co-chairman special joint committee Senate and House of Commons on Consumer Credit. Minister of agriculture of Canada, 1965-1968. Minister energy, mines and resources, 1968-1972.

Appointed Queen’s Counsel, 1972. Member Canadian Senate, 1972-1978. Canadian delegate 54th Inter-Parliamentary Union Conference, Dublin, Ireland, 1965.

Chairman United Nations/Food and Agriculture Organization (of the United Nations) World Food Program Pledging Conference, 1966. Vice chairman meeting ministers agriculture to Organization of European Cooperation and Development, Paris, France, 1966.

Membership

Member House of Commons, 1963-1978. Member Canadian Senate, 1972-1978. Canadian delegate 54th Inter-Parliamentary Union Conference, Dublin, Ireland, 1965.

Served to flight Lieutenant Royal Canadian Air Force, 1941-1945. Member Canadian Legion. Member Liberal Party.

Member Anglican Church. Clubs: Rideau, Royal Ottawa Golf.

Connections

Married Corinne Bedore, September 2, 1948. Children: Glenn, Peter, Jocelyn, Stephanie, Virginia.

father:
Peter Greene

mother:
Andree (Champagnol) Greene

spouse:
Corinne Bedore

children:
Glenn Greene

Peter Greene

Jocelyn Greene

Stephanie Greene

Virginia Greene