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John Ronald Longstaffe, Canadian sports organization executive. Recipient Award of Merit Canada Museum Association, 1978; recipient Silver Jubilee medal Canada Museum Assn, 1978.


Longstaffe, John Ronald was born on April 6, 1934 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Son of Jack Roy and Mae (Lewis) Longstaffe.


Student Upper Canada College, Toronto, 1952. Bachelor, University British Columbia, 1957. Bachelor of Laws, U.B.C., 1958.


Solicitor Canada Forest Products Ltd., Vancouver, British Columbia, 1959-1966, secretary, 1972-1975, executive vice president, director, 1975-1983, Canfor Corporation, Vancouver, 1975-1987. President, chief executive officer 1994 Victoria Commonwealth Games, Canada, since 1989. Board directors Mr. Jax Fashions Inc., Citizens Trust Company, International Contour Technology Inc., Merfin Hygienic Products Ltd., Norecol Environmental Consultant Ltd., Pirelli Canada Ltd.


Board directors Royal Winnipeg Ballet, (Manitoba,Canada). Chairman project. building committee St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, 1975-1979. Member Vancouver Economic Advisory Committee.

Patron Vancouver Public Aquarium. Member cultural advisory committee Vancouver Foundation. Member of Vancouver.


Married Marietta Hurst, June 22, 1957 (divorced 1978). Children: Grant Edward, Sherry Anne. Married 2d Jacqueline Ursula, May 16, 1978.

1 daughter, Brandy Michelle.

Jack Roy Longstaffe

Mae (Lewis) Longstaffe

Marietta Hurst

2d Jacqueline Ursula

Grant Edward Longstaffe

Sherry Anne Longstaffe