William Skoreyko (December 8, 1922 – September 28, 1987) was a businessman, service station owner, and a member of the Parliament of Canada from 1958 to 1979. Skoreyko first ran for election to the House of Commons of Canada in the Edmonton East district in the 1958 federal election; he defeated incumbent MP Ambrose Holowach.

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  • William Skoreyko (December 8, 1922 – September 28, 1987) was a businessman, service station owner, and a member of the Parliament of Canada from 1958 to 1979. Skoreyko first ran for election to the House of Commons of Canada in the Edmonton East district in the 1958 federal election; he defeated incumbent MP Ambrose Holowach. Skoreyko's electoral history is interesting as regards his opponents, several of whom had been or would later be successful politicians in other offices. In the 1962 federal election, he defeated John Decore, former MP for Vegreville, and Lucien Maynard, former Attorney-General of Alberta, in a hotly contested election. In the 1963 election. Skoreyko again defeated Maynard as well as future Edmonton mayor Ivor Dent. In 1965. he beat Preston Manning, the son of Alberta premier Ernest Manning and future leader of the Reform Party of Canada. He retired in 1979 undefeated after serving seven consecutive terms. (en)
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