Jack Marshall, a former member of Parliament from Newfoundland and a retired senator, has died at age 84.
Mr. Marshall died Tuesday in Morrisburg, Ont., his son Tom, currently the Justice Minister for Newfoundland and Labrador, told the Corner Brook Western Star on Tuesday.
Mr. Marshall, a Progressive Conservative, was first elected to the House of Commons in 1968 for the Newfoundland riding of Humber-St. George's-St. Barbe and re-elected in the general elections of 1972 and 1974.
Pierre Trudeau named him to the Senate in 1978, where he was known as Col. Jack Marshall. He retired from the Senate in 1994 at age 75.
He was a past president of the Royal Canadian Legion and the Canadian Infantry Assoc. and commanded the Royal Newfoundland Regiment. He was also involved with numerous military organizations.
Mr. Marshall was born in Glace Bay, N.S., and educated at Mount Allison Commercial College.
His first wife, Sylvia, died in 1975. In 1981, he married Evelyn Addison White, and they had three children, Tom, Beverlee and Arlaine.