Ron Hierath
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta
In office
1993–2001
ConstituencyTaber-Warner (1993–1997)
Cardston-Taber-Warner (1997–2001)
Personal details
Born (1944-08-17) August 17, 1944 (age 76)
Milk River, Alberta
Political partyProgressive Conservative Association of Alberta
Occupationreal estate agent

Ronald Hierath (born August 17, 1944) is a real estate agent and a former politician from Alberta, Canada. He served as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 1993 until 2001.[1]

Early life

Ron Hierath was born in Milk River, Alberta.[2] He became a wheat and pig farmer on his family farm and was employed in that line of work for twenty five years. He was also active if a number of farmer interest groups. He was member of the Alberta Grain Commission and the Western Barley Growers Association. He also served on the Board of Directors for the Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association.[3]

Political career

Hierath was elected to the Alberta Legislature for the first time in the 1993 Alberta general election. He held the electoral district of Taber-Warner for the Progressive Conservatives winning by a comfortable margin over three other candidates.[4] His electoral district was abolished upon dissolution for the 1997 Alberta general election and he sought re-election in the new district of Cardston-Taber-Warner. He won re-election with a very large majority.[5] In 2000, Hierath gave a $500,000.00 centennial grant to help restore the Coutts Railway Station at Stirling, Alberta.[6] He retired from public office at the end of his second term when the legislature was dissolved in 2001.

Late life

After retiring from politics, Hierath became a real estate agent in 2003. He founded his own real estate company under the Sutton group in 2005.[7] In January 2007 he joined the board of directors for Farm Credit Canada.[3]

References

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ Ron Gunzburger. "Ron Hierath". Politics1 Canada. Archived from the original on 2007-12-19. Retrieved 2008-03-26. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ a b "Ron Hierath biography". Farm Credit Canada. Archived from the original on 2007-11-16. Retrieved 2008-03-26. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Taber-Warner Official Results 1993". Alberta Heritage. Archived from the original on 2011-06-12. Retrieved 2008-03-26. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Cardston-Taber-Warner Official Results 1993". Alberta Heritage. Archived from the original on 2011-06-12. Retrieved 2008-03-26. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "MLA Ron Hierath announces centennial legacies grant for Stirling" (PDF). Government of Alberta. September 29, 2000. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 10, 2006. Retrieved 2008-03-26. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "Ron Hierath, Sales Representative". Sutton Reality. Retrieved 2008-03-26. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
Legislative Assembly of Alberta
Preceded by
Robert Bogle
MLA Taber-Warner
1993–1997
Succeeded by
District Abolished
Preceded by
New District
MLA Cardston-Taber-Warner
1997–2001
Succeeded by
Broyce Jacobs