Randolph Hugh McKinnon (July 22, 1917 – c. June 10, 2006) was a provincial politician from Alberta, Canada. He served as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 1959 to 1967 sitting with the Social Credit caucus in government. During his time in office McKinnon served as a cabinet minister in the government of Premier Ernest Manning from 1964 to 1967.
|Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta|
June 18, 1959 – May 23, 1967
|Preceded by||New District|
|Succeeded by||Don Getty|
|Minister of Education|
July 31, 1964 – June 29, 1967
|Preceded by||Anders Aalborg|
|Succeeded by||Raymond Reierson|
Randolph Hugh McKinnon
July 22, 1917
|Died||June 10, 2006(aged 88)|
|Political party||Social Credit|
McKinnon ran for a seat to the Alberta Legislature in the new electoral district of Strathcona West as a candidate for the Social Credit party in the 1959 Alberta general election. He defeated three other candidates in a hotly contested race with less than half the popular vote to pick up the seat for his party.
After the election Premier Ernest Manning appointed McKinnon to the Executive Council of Alberta on July 31, 1964 giving him the Education portfolio. McKinnon ran for a third term in the 1967 Alberta general election. This time McKinnon would be defeated finishing a close second out of four candidates. He lost to Progressive Conservative candidate Don Getty.
- Normandin, P.G.; Normandin, A.L. (1965). Guide Parlementaire Canadien. P.G. Normandin. ISSN 0315-6168. Retrieved July 24, 2015.
- "2006 Annual Report" (PDF). Legislative Assembly Office. 19 June 2007. Retrieved July 24, 2015.
- "Strathcona West Official Results 1959 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved April 25, 2010.
- "Strathcona West Official Results 1963 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved April 25, 2010.
- "Strathcona West Official Results 1967 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved April 25, 2010.