Jim Bullbrook

James Edward Bullbrook (June 1, 1927 – October 27, 1978) was a politician from Ontario, Canada. He was a Liberal member in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario representing the riding of Sarnia in from 1967 to 1977.

Jim Bullbrook
Ontario MPP
In office
1967–1977
Preceded byNew riding
Succeeded byPaul Blundy
ConstituencySarnia
Personal details
Born(1927-06-01)June 1, 1927
North Bay, Ontario
DiedOctober 27, 1978(1978-10-27) (aged 51)
Sarnia, Ontario
Political partyLiberal
Spouse(s)Joyce
Children4
OccupationLawyer

BackgroundEdit

Bullbrook was born in North Bay, Ontario in 1927.[1] He attended law school and graduated in 1953. He married his wife, Joyce, in that same year. They moved to Toronto and then later settled in Sarnia, Ontario. He and Joyce raised four children.[2]

PoliticsEdit

Bullbrook served as a member of Sarnia Town Council.[3]

He ran for provincial office in 1967 as the Liberal candidate in the new riding of Sarnia. He defeated Progressive Conservative candidate Ralph Knox by 1,073 votes.[4] He was re-elected in 1971 and 1975.[5][6] He retired from politics in 1977 and returned to his law practice in Sarnia.

He died of a heart attack on October 27, 1978 at the age of 51.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pierre Normandin (1976). Canadian Parliamentary Guide.
  2. ^ Bullbrook, James (August 15, 2000). "Joyce Bullbrook". The Globe and Mail. p. A20.
  3. ^ a b "James Bullbrook Ex-MPP was talented debater". The Globe and Mail. October 28, 1978. p. 13.
  4. ^ Canadian Press (October 18, 1967). "Tories win, but..." The Windsor Star. Windsor, Ontario. p. B2. Retrieved 2014-03-30.
  5. ^ "Riding-by-riding returns in provincial election". The Globe and Mail. October 23, 1971. p. 10.
  6. ^ "Table of vote results for all Ontario ridings". The Globe and Mail. September 19, 1975. p. C12.

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