Robert Harold Porter

Robert Harold Porter (14 August 1933 – 10 September 2018) was a Canadian businessman, farmer and politician who was a lifelong member of Progressive Conservative party and member of the House of Commons.

Robert Harold Porter
Member of Parliament
for Medicine Hat
In office
Preceded byBert Hargrave
Succeeded byMonte Solberg
Personal details
Born(1933-08-14)14 August 1933
Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
Died10 September 2018(2018-09-10) (aged 85)
Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
Political partyProgressive Conservative
ProfessionBusinessman, farmer, rancher

He represented the Alberta riding of Medicine Hat where he was first elected in the 1984 federal election and re-elected in 1988, therefore becoming a member in the 33rd and 34th Canadian Parliaments.

Porter left federal politics in 1993 and did not campaign for a third term in Parliament. He died in September 2018 at the age of 85.[1]

He is the grandfather of Canadian Idol star Kalan Porter and actress and musician MacKenzie Porter.