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Leonard A. Barkman (born July 12, 1920 in Steinbach, Manitoba, died January 5, 1979) was a politician in Manitoba, Canada. He was a member of the Manitoba legislature from 1962 to 1973, sitting as a member of the Liberal Party. July 12 is the 193rd day (194th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 172 days remaining. ... 1920 (MCMXX) is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar) // Events January January 7 - Forces of Russian White admiral Kolchak surrender in Krasnoyarsk. ... The Steinbach Millenium Clock Tower in downtown Steinbach Steinbach is a city of approximately 9,227 people (2001), located in the province of Manitoba, Canada. ... Motto: Gloriosus et Liber (Latin: Glorious and free) Official languages English Capital Winnipeg Largest city Winnipeg Lieutenant-Governor John Harvard Premier Gary Doer (NDP) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 14 6 Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 8th 647,797 km² 14. ... January 5 is the 5th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... This page refers to the year 1979. ... A politician is an individual involved in politics. ... The Legislative Assembly of Manitoba is located in central Winnipeg, at the meeting point of the Wolseley and Fort Rouge ridings. ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... The Manitoba Liberal Party is a political party in Manitoba, Canada. ...


Barkman was educated in Steinbach-area schools, and operated a small business in the city. He also served as mayor of Steinbach for a number of years. A mayor (from the Latin maīor, meaning larger,greater) is the politician who serves as chief executive official of some types of municipalities. ...


He was first elected to the Manitoba legislature in the election of 1962, defeating Progressive Conservative Peter Thiessen by over 800 votes in the riding of Carillon. He was re-elected by an expanded margin in the 1966 election. In the 1969 election, he was re-elected in the redistributed riding of La Verendrye. Manitobas general election of December 16, 1962 resulted in a second majority victory for the Progressive Conservative Party under the leadership of Dufferin Roblin. ... The Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba is a right-of-centre political party in Manitoba, Canada. ... This page refers to a Riding as a unit in local government. ... Manitobas general election, held on June 23, 1966, resulted in a third consecutive majority win for the Progressive Conservatives under Dufferin Roblin. ... The Manitoba General Election of June 25, 1969 was a watershed moment in the provinces political history. ... La Verendrye is a provincial electoral division in the Canadian province of Manitoba. ...


Support for the Manitoba Liberal Party declined in the 1970s, and Barkman was defeated by Progressive Conservative Robert Banman by 525 votes in the provincial election of 1973. He did not seek a return to the legislature after this time. Robert Banman (born January 10, 1945 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a politician in Manitoba, Canada. ... The Manitoba General Election of June 28, 1973 was won by the social-democratic New Democratic Party, which took 31 of 57 seats. ...


Barkman's son, Wayne Leonard Barkman, is currently a Mennonite paster in Manitoba. The Mennonites are a group of Christian Anabaptist (Re-baptizers) denominations named after and influenced by the teachings and tradition of Menno Simons (1496-1561). ...


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Leonard Barkman at AllExperts (245 words)
Leonard A. Barkman (born July 12, 1920 in Steinbach, Manitoba, died January 5, 1979) was a politician in Manitoba, Canada.
Barkman was educated in Steinbach-area schools, and operated a small business in the city.
Support for the Manitoba Liberal Party declined in the 1970s, and Barkman was defeated by Progressive Conservative Robert Banman by 525 votes in the provincial election of 1973.
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