Jung, Douglas

JUNG, Douglas, politician (b 25 Feb 1924, Victoria; d 5 Jan 2002, Vancouver). After serving in the S Pacific as a member of the Allied Intelligence Bureau during WWII, he returned to Canada and earned his law degree from UBC. In 1957 he was elected Conservative MP for Vancouver Centre, becoming the first CHINESE Canadian to hold elected federal office in Canada. During his term as an MP, Jung served as Canada's representative to the UN, helped to establish the National Productivity Council...

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