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Robert Norman Thompson, O.C., F.R.G.S.

Date of Birth (yyyy-mm-dd):  1914-05-17

Place of Birth:  Duluth, Minnesota, United States

Deceased Date (yyyy-mm-dd):  1997-11-16 (83 years old)

Profession | Occupation:  chiropractor, educator

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 3,787 days (10 years, 4 months, 13 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
Red Deer Social Credit Party of Canada 1963-04-08 Elected
Red Deer Progressive Conservative Party 1968-06-25 Elected
Red Deer Social Credit Party of Canada 1962-06-18 Elected
Red Deer Social Credit Party of Canada 1965-11-08 Elected
Surrey--White Rock Progressive Conservative Party 1972-10-30 Defeated

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
Social Credit Party of Canada 1962-06-18 - 1968-06-24
Progressive Conservative Party 1968-06-25 - 1972-10-29

Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian

Critic
Department Portfolio Term
Manpower and Immigration Employment and Immigration 1968-09 - 1969
Committees - Senate

Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

Committee Role Term
Standing Committee on Transport and Communications Member 28th Parliament, 1st Session
(1968-09-12 - 1969-10-22)
Committees - House of Commons

Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

Committee Role Term
Standing Committee on External Affairs Member 27th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1966-01-18 - 1967-05-08)
Standing Committee on Agriculture Member 28th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1969-10-23 - 1970-10-07)
Standing Committee on Agriculture Member 28th Parliament, 3rd Session
(1970-10-08 - 1972-02-16)
Standing Committee on External Affairs and National Defence Member 28th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1969-10-23 - 1970-10-07)
Standing Committee on External Affairs and National Defence Member 28th Parliament, 3rd Session
(1970-10-08 - 1972-02-16)
Standing Committee on External Affairs and National Defence Member 28th Parliament, 4th Session
(1972-02-17 - 1972-09-01)
Standing Committee on External Affairs and National Defence Member 28th Parliament, 1st Session
(1968-09-12 - 1969-10-22)
Standing Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Development Member 27th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1967-05-08 - 1968-04-23)
Standing Committee on External Affairs Member 27th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1967-05-08 - 1968-04-23)
Standing Committee on Finance, Trade and Economic Affairs Member 27th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1967-05-08 - 1968-04-23)
Standing Committee on Banking and Commerce Member 26th Parliament, 1st Session
(1963-05-16 - 1963-12-21)
Standing Committee on External Affairs Member 26th Parliament, 1st Session
(1963-05-16 - 1963-12-21)
Standing Committee on Privileges and Elections Member 26th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1964-02-18 - 1965-04-03)
Standing Committee on Finance, Trade and Economic Affairs Member 26th Parliament, 3rd Session
(1965-04-05 - 1965-09-08)
Standing Committee on Indian Affairs, Human Rights and Citizenship and Immigration Member 26th Parliament, 3rd Session
(1965-04-05 - 1965-09-08)
Standing Committee on Banking and Commerce Member 25th Parliament, 1st Session
(1962-09-27 - 1963-02-06)
Standing Committee on External Affairs Member 25th Parliament, 1st Session
(1962-09-27 - 1963-02-06)
Standing Committee on Miscellaneous Private Bills Member 25th Parliament, 1st Session
(1962-09-27 - 1963-02-06)
Standing Committee on Finance, Trade and Economic Affairs Member 27th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1966-01-18 - 1967-05-08)
Standing Committee on Finance, Trade and Economic Affairs Member 28th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1969-10-23 - 1970-10-07)
Standing Committee on Labour, Manpower and Immigration Member 28th Parliament, 3rd Session
(1970-10-08 - 1972-02-16)
Standing Committee on Labour, Manpower and Immigration Member 28th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1969-10-23 - 1970-10-07)
Standing Committee on Labour, Manpower and Immigration Member 28th Parliament, 4th Session
(1972-02-17 - 1972-09-01)
Standing Committee on Labour, Manpower and Immigration Member 28th Parliament, 1st Session
(1968-09-12 - 1969-10-22)
Political Party Roles
Political Party Role Term
Social Credit Party of Canada Party Leader 1961 - 1967

Military Service

Military Organization Function Term (yyyy-mm-dd)
Royal Canadian Air Force

RCAF Empire Air Training Scheme.Director, Imperial Ethiopian Air Force Academy, 1945.
Flight Lieutenant 1941 - 1943

Selected Publications

The following is a select bibliography, representing key titles or contributions from the parliamentarian’s collection of published works. To learn more about this parliamentarian’s written works please consult a library near you.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the following information. Should you find any errors please contact us via e-mail at: parlinfo@parl.gc.ca.

Interview of Robert Thompson conducted December 15, 1971 and August 22, 1972 / by Peter Stursberg. Ottawa: Library of Parliament; 2 pts. [1971-1972?]

Interview of Robert N. Thompson conducted September 16, 23, 28, 1981 / by Peter Stursberg. Ottawa: Library of Parliament; 3 pts. 1981

Commonsense for Canadians; A Selection of speeches analysing todays opportunities and problems. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart; 162 p. 1965

A case for the right to self-determination of the Papuan peoples of West New Guinea. Ottawa: s.l.; 11, 2 [3] leaves. 1969

Canadians, it's time you knew!. 2nd ed. Ottawa: Aavangen Press; 98 p. 1961

The Foreign Policy of the Unted States of America. In: Star-spangled beaver / edited by John H. Redekop. [Toronto: Martin; p. 238-253 1971]

Le Crédit social. Québec: Éditions Regards; 32 p. [1962?]

The house of minorities. Burlington, Ont.: Welch Pub. Co; 200 p. 1990

Liberation : the first to be freed. Vancouver: Battleline Books; xi, 260 p. 1987

Canada can now adopt a model Constitution. Langley, B.C: Published for the Freeman Education Institute by Omega Publications; iv, 134 p. 1982

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 3,787 days (10 years, 4 months, 13 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
Red Deer Social Credit Party of Canada 1963-04-08 Elected
Red Deer Progressive Conservative Party 1968-06-25 Elected
Red Deer Social Credit Party of Canada 1962-06-18 Elected
Red Deer Social Credit Party of Canada 1965-11-08 Elected
Surrey--White Rock Progressive Conservative Party 1972-10-30 Defeated

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
Social Credit Party of Canada 1962-06-18 - 1968-06-24
Progressive Conservative Party 1968-06-25 - 1972-10-29

Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian

Critic
Department Portfolio Term
Manpower and Immigration Employment and Immigration 1968-09 - 1969
Committees - Senate

Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

Committee Role Term
Standing Committee on Transport and Communications Member 28th Parliament, 1st Session
(1968-09-12 - 1969-10-22)
Committees - House of Commons

Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

Committee Role Term
Standing Committee on External Affairs Member 27th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1966-01-18 - 1967-05-08)
Standing Committee on Agriculture Member 28th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1969-10-23 - 1970-10-07)
Standing Committee on Agriculture Member 28th Parliament, 3rd Session
(1970-10-08 - 1972-02-16)
Standing Committee on External Affairs and National Defence Member 28th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1969-10-23 - 1970-10-07)
Standing Committee on External Affairs and National Defence Member 28th Parliament, 3rd Session
(1970-10-08 - 1972-02-16)
Standing Committee on External Affairs and National Defence Member 28th Parliament, 4th Session
(1972-02-17 - 1972-09-01)
Standing Committee on External Affairs and National Defence Member 28th Parliament, 1st Session
(1968-09-12 - 1969-10-22)
Standing Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Development Member 27th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1967-05-08 - 1968-04-23)
Standing Committee on External Affairs Member 27th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1967-05-08 - 1968-04-23)
Standing Committee on Finance, Trade and Economic Affairs Member 27th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1967-05-08 - 1968-04-23)
Standing Committee on Banking and Commerce Member 26th Parliament, 1st Session
(1963-05-16 - 1963-12-21)
Standing Committee on External Affairs Member 26th Parliament, 1st Session
(1963-05-16 - 1963-12-21)
Standing Committee on Privileges and Elections Member 26th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1964-02-18 - 1965-04-03)
Standing Committee on Finance, Trade and Economic Affairs Member 26th Parliament, 3rd Session
(1965-04-05 - 1965-09-08)
Standing Committee on Indian Affairs, Human Rights and Citizenship and Immigration Member 26th Parliament, 3rd Session
(1965-04-05 - 1965-09-08)
Standing Committee on Banking and Commerce Member 25th Parliament, 1st Session
(1962-09-27 - 1963-02-06)
Standing Committee on External Affairs Member 25th Parliament, 1st Session
(1962-09-27 - 1963-02-06)
Standing Committee on Miscellaneous Private Bills Member 25th Parliament, 1st Session
(1962-09-27 - 1963-02-06)
Standing Committee on Finance, Trade and Economic Affairs Member 27th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1966-01-18 - 1967-05-08)
Standing Committee on Finance, Trade and Economic Affairs Member 28th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1969-10-23 - 1970-10-07)
Standing Committee on Labour, Manpower and Immigration Member 28th Parliament, 3rd Session
(1970-10-08 - 1972-02-16)
Standing Committee on Labour, Manpower and Immigration Member 28th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1969-10-23 - 1970-10-07)
Standing Committee on Labour, Manpower and Immigration Member 28th Parliament, 4th Session
(1972-02-17 - 1972-09-01)
Standing Committee on Labour, Manpower and Immigration Member 28th Parliament, 1st Session
(1968-09-12 - 1969-10-22)
Political Party Roles
Political Party Role Term
Social Credit Party of Canada Party Leader 1961 - 1967

Military Service

Military Organization Function Term (yyyy-mm-dd)
Royal Canadian Air Force

RCAF Empire Air Training Scheme.Director, Imperial Ethiopian Air Force Academy, 1945.
Flight Lieutenant 1941 - 1943

Selected Publications

The following is a select bibliography, representing key titles or contributions from the parliamentarian’s collection of published works. To learn more about this parliamentarian’s written works please consult a library near you.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the following information. Should you find any errors please contact us via e-mail at: parlinfo@parl.gc.ca.

Interview of Robert Thompson conducted December 15, 1971 and August 22, 1972 / by Peter Stursberg. Ottawa: Library of Parliament; 2 pts. [1971-1972?]

Interview of Robert N. Thompson conducted September 16, 23, 28, 1981 / by Peter Stursberg. Ottawa: Library of Parliament; 3 pts. 1981

Commonsense for Canadians; A Selection of speeches analysing todays opportunities and problems. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart; 162 p. 1965

A case for the right to self-determination of the Papuan peoples of West New Guinea. Ottawa: s.l.; 11, 2 [3] leaves. 1969

Canadians, it's time you knew!. 2nd ed. Ottawa: Aavangen Press; 98 p. 1961

The Foreign Policy of the Unted States of America. In: Star-spangled beaver / edited by John H. Redekop. [Toronto: Martin; p. 238-253 1971]

Le Crédit social. Québec: Éditions Regards; 32 p. [1962?]

The house of minorities. Burlington, Ont.: Welch Pub. Co; 200 p. 1990

Liberation : the first to be freed. Vancouver: Battleline Books; xi, 260 p. 1987

Canada can now adopt a model Constitution. Langley, B.C: Published for the Freeman Education Institute by Omega Publications; iv, 134 p. 1982