George Randolph PEARKES

PEARKES, The Hon. George Randolph, V.C., P.C., C.C., D.S.O., M.C., C.D.

Personal Data

Party
Progressive Conservative
Constituency
Esquimalt--Saanich (British Columbia)
Birth Date
February 26, 1888
Deceased Date
May 30, 1984
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Pearkes
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=a5d20b47-6869-470c-8621-982e467cd0dd&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
soldier

Parliamentary Career

June 11, 1945 - April 30, 1949
PC
  Nanaimo (British Columbia)
June 27, 1949 - June 13, 1953
PC
  Nanaimo (British Columbia)
August 10, 1953 - April 12, 1957
PC
  Esquimalt--Saanich (British Columbia)
June 10, 1957 - February 1, 1958
PC
  Esquimalt--Saanich (British Columbia)
  • Minister of National Defence (June 21, 1957 - October 10, 1960)
March 31, 1958 - April 19, 1962
PC
  Esquimalt--Saanich (British Columbia)
  • Minister of National Defence (June 21, 1957 - October 10, 1960)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 5 of 790)


August 5, 1960

Mr. Pearkes:

I cannot deny or confirm that. I have no recollection of it, and I cannot say whether such a letter was sent out. You have probably got a copy of it.

Topic:   DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE
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August 5, 1960

Mr. Pearkes:

That was incorrect. It is the total amount to complete the purchase of the aircraft to which I referred.

Topic:   DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE
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August 5, 1960

Mr. Pearkes:

How do you know that?

Topic:   I960
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August 5, 1960

Mr. Pearkes:

I have no knowledge of this. It seems to me that all chemicals are bought through the Department of Defence Production. I do not know why there would be any chemicals bought through other channels unless the quantity involved was very small and had to be obtained locally.

Topic:   DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE
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August 5, 1960

Mr. Pearkes:

At the request of the hon. gentleman I placed before the committee on defence expenditures a full list of the equipment which was being obtained.

Topic:   DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE
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