Jack Burnett Murta
|Member of the Canadian Parliament|
|Preceded by||George Muir|
|Succeeded by||District was abolished in 1987|
|Born||May 13, 1943|
Carman, Manitoba, Canada
|Political party||Progressive Conservative|
|Cabinet||Minister of State (Multiculturalism) (1984-1985)|
Minister of State (Tourism) (1985-1986)
|Portfolio||Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Treasury Board (1979)|
In 1970, he was elected to the House of Commons of Canada as a Progressive Conservative in a by-election for the riding of Lisgar following the death of the previous incumbent, George Muir. He was re-elected in 1972, 1974, 1979, 1980, and 1984.
He was Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Treasury Board in the short lived government of Joe Clark in 1979. In the Brian Mulroney government he was Minister of State (Multiculturalism) from 1984 to 1985 and Minister of State (Tourism) from 1985 to 1986.
- "Jack Burnett Murta". University of Manitoba. Archived from the original on March 9, 2005. Retrieved March 20, 2005.
- Jack Murta – Parliament of Canada biography
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