Ernest Manning

#175538
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
20, 1908
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Feb 19, 1996 (87)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
20, 1908
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Feb 19, 1996 (87)

About

This high-ranking member of Alberta's Social Credit Party served as Premier of Alberta from 1943 until 1968. From 1970 until 1983, he represented the Edmonton West constituency in the Canadian Senate.

Before Fame

In 1927, he became the first graduate of the Calgary Prophetic Bible Institute. At the beginning of his political career, he served in the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.

Trivia

After retiring from politics, he established a consulting company called Manning Consultants Limited.

Family Life

He grew up in Saskatchewan, Canada, as the son of British immigrants. His marriage to Muriel Preston resulted in two children, including a son, Preston, who established the Canadian Reform Party.

Associated With

He and fellow politician Brian Mason both served in Alberta, Canada's Legislative Assembly.

Ernest Manning Popularity