John Allen Fraser, PC, OC, OBC, CD, QC (born December 15, 1931) is a retired Canadian parliamentarian and former Speaker of the House of Commons. Fraser was born in Yokohama, Japan, where his father was working as a lumber salesman. His parents returned to British Columbia when Fraser was four years old. He grew up and was educated there and graduated from the University of British Columbia Faculty of Law in Spring 1954. Fraser first won a seat in Parliament in the 1972 general election as a Progressive Conservative from Vancouver. He stood as a candidate at the 1976 Progressive Conservative leadership convention to replace Robert Stanfield, but did poorly. He was re-elected in 1974, 1979, 1980, 1984 and 1988.

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  • John Allen Fraser, PC, OC, OBC, CD, QC (born December 15, 1931) is a retired Canadian parliamentarian and former Speaker of the House of Commons. Fraser was born in Yokohama, Japan, where his father was working as a lumber salesman. His parents returned to British Columbia when Fraser was four years old. He grew up and was educated there and graduated from the University of British Columbia Faculty of Law in Spring 1954. Fraser first won a seat in Parliament in the 1972 general election as a Progressive Conservative from Vancouver. He stood as a candidate at the 1976 Progressive Conservative leadership convention to replace Robert Stanfield, but did poorly. He was re-elected in 1974, 1979, 1980, 1984 and 1988. In 1979, Fraser became Minister of the Environment in the short-lived government of Joe Clark, returning to the Opposition benches in 1980. He returned to the Cabinet in the wake of Brian Mulroney's landslide victory in the 1984 federal election, and became Minister of Fisheries and Oceans. He was forced to resign in 1985 as a result of the "Tainted Tuna" affair. In 1986, he became Speaker of the Canadian House of Commons, the first to be elected by fellow Members of Parliament, and served in that capacity until his retirement in 1993. (en)
  • John Allen Fraser PC OC OBC CD QC (* 15. Dezember 1931 in Yokohama, Japan) ist ein ehemaliger kanadischer Politiker der Progressiv-konservativen Partei (PC), der fast 21 Jahre lang Mitglied des Unterhauses sowie zwischen 1979 und 1980 Postminister sowie Umweltminister im 21. kanadischen Kabinett von Premierminister Joe Clark war. Danach war er von 1984 bis zu seinem Rücktritt 1985 Minister für Fischerei und Ozeane im 24. Kabinett Kanadas von Premierminister Brian Mulroney. Ferner war Fraser zwischen 1986 und 1994 als Sprecher des Unterhauses Parlamentspräsident und wurde für seine Verdienste in der kanadischen Politik zum Officer des Order of Canada ernannt. (de)
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  • John Allen Fraser PC OC OBC CD QC (* 15. Dezember 1931 in Yokohama, Japan) ist ein ehemaliger kanadischer Politiker der Progressiv-konservativen Partei (PC), der fast 21 Jahre lang Mitglied des Unterhauses sowie zwischen 1979 und 1980 Postminister sowie Umweltminister im 21. kanadischen Kabinett von Premierminister Joe Clark war. Danach war er von 1984 bis zu seinem Rücktritt 1985 Minister für Fischerei und Ozeane im 24. Kabinett Kanadas von Premierminister Brian Mulroney. Ferner war Fraser zwischen 1986 und 1994 als Sprecher des Unterhauses Parlamentspräsident und wurde für seine Verdienste in der kanadischen Politik zum Officer des Order of Canada ernannt. (de)
  • John Allen Fraser, PC, OC, OBC, CD, QC (born December 15, 1931) is a retired Canadian parliamentarian and former Speaker of the House of Commons. Fraser was born in Yokohama, Japan, where his father was working as a lumber salesman. His parents returned to British Columbia when Fraser was four years old. He grew up and was educated there and graduated from the University of British Columbia Faculty of Law in Spring 1954. Fraser first won a seat in Parliament in the 1972 general election as a Progressive Conservative from Vancouver. He stood as a candidate at the 1976 Progressive Conservative leadership convention to replace Robert Stanfield, but did poorly. He was re-elected in 1974, 1979, 1980, 1984 and 1988. (en)
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