Jack Charles Hillman

John "Jack" Charles Hillman (October 6, 1893 – December 13, 1977) was a provincial politician from Alberta, Canada. He served as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 1952 to 1971 sitting with the Social Credit caucus in government.

John "Jack" Charles Hillman
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta
In office
August 5, 1952 – June 17, 1963
Preceded byAlbert Fee
ConstituencySedgewick
In office
June 17, 1963 – August 30, 1971
Succeeded byRalph Sorenson
ConstituencySedgewick-Coronation
Personal details
Born(1893-10-06)October 6, 1893
Llydney, Gloucestershire, England
DiedDecember 13, 1977(1977-12-13) (aged 84)
Galahad, Alberta, Canada
Political partySocial Credit
Occupationpolitician

Political careerEdit

Hillman ran for a seat to the Alberta Legislature in the 1952 Alberta general election. He stood as the Social Credit candidate in the electoral district of Sedgewick. Hillman won the district with a landslide majority to hold the seat for his party.[1]

Hillman ran for a second term in the 1955 Alberta general election. He held his vote share from the last election and took the district easily, defeating two other candidates.[2]

The 1959 general election would see Hillman be returned to office with his largest majority to date. He easily defeated three other candidates.[3]

The 1963 boundary redistribution saw Sedgewick redistributed to become Sedgewick-Coronation. Hillman ran in the new district in the election held that year against former MLA James Sims. He defeated Sims in a landslide to earn his fourth term in office.[4]

Hillman ran for his fifth term in the 1967 general election. He was returned to office with a sizable majority easily defeating three other candidates.[5]

Hillman retired from the Assembly at dissolution in 1971.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sedgewick results 1952". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved April 26, 2010.
  2. ^ "Sedgewick results 1955". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved April 26, 2010.
  3. ^ "Sedgewick results 1959". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved April 26, 2010.
  4. ^ "Sedgewick-Coronation results 1963". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Archived from the original on June 12, 2011. Retrieved April 26, 2010.
  5. ^ "Sedgewick-Coronation results 1967". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved April 26, 2010.

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