Harry Jackman

Harry Jackman
Member of Parliament
for Rosedale
In office
1940–1949
Preceded by Harry Gladstone Clarke
Succeeded by Charles Henry
Personal details
Born
Henry Rutherford Jackman

(1900-11-05)November 5, 1900
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died November 22, 1979(1979-11-22) (aged 79)
Political party National Government, Progressive Conservative
Profession Lawyer, manager

Henry Rutherford "Harry" Jackman, OC (November 5, 1900 – November 22, 1979) was a Canadian politician and successful entrepreneur. In 1973, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada.

Harry Jackman represented the electoral district of Rosedale in the House of Commons of Canada from 1940 to 1949. He was first elected in 1940 as a member of Robert Manion's World War II National Government caucus (which, despite the name, formed the Official Opposition in the House of Commons of Canada), after wresting his party's nomination from Conservative incumbent Harry Gladstone Clarke. Jackman was re-elected in 1945 as a Progressive Conservative. He ran again in 1949, but was defeated.

In business, Jackman built the Empire Life group of financial service companies during the Great Depression.

Jackman married Mary Coyne Rowell, the daughter of Canadian politician Newton Wesley Rowell, in 1930. They had four children: Henry (Hal), Eric, Edward, and Nancy.

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