| Jack Davis|
December 28, 1998
| Canadian Politician|
| February 13, 1921
Vancouver, British Columbia (1921-02-13) |
Minister of State for Small Businesses and Industry (1979-1980)
Progressive Conservative Party of Canada
Ron Huntington Wikipedia
Arthur Ronald "Ron" Huntington, (February 13, 1921 – December 28, 1998) was a Canadian politician.
Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, he was a member of the Royal Canadian Navy during World War II, rising to the rank of lieutenant commander.
He first ran for the Canadian House of Commons in 1972 for the riding of Capilano but was defeated. A Progressive Conservative, he was elected in 1974 and was re-elected in 1979 and 1980. During Joe Clark's brief term as Prime Minister from 1979 to 1980, he was the Minister of State for Small Businesses and Industry.
He was chairman of the Canada Ports Corporation from 1985 to 1991.
His daughter Vicki Huntington was a member of the Legislative Assembly in British Columbia.