RANDOLPH HUGH MCKINNON (July 22, 1917 – c. June 10, 2006) was a
provincial politician from
Canada . He served as a member of
Legislative Assembly of Alberta
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.
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.
McKinnon ran for a second term in the 1963
Alberta general election .
He won a higher popular vote defeating three other candidates with a
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
election . This time McKinnon would be defeated finishing a close
second out of four candidates. He lost to Progressive Conservative
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