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George Bukator

George Bukator

George Bukator (April 24, 1913 May 2, 1987) was an Ontario political figure. He represented Niagara Falls in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1958 to 1971 as a Liberal member.[1]

George Bukator
Mayor of Niagara Falls, Ontario
In office
Preceded byFranklin Miller
Succeeded byWayne Thomson
Ontario MPP
In office
Preceded byArthur Jolley
Succeeded byJohn Clement
ConstituencyNiagara Falls
Personal details
Born(1913-04-24)April 24, 1913
Lachine, Quebec
DiedMay 2, 1987(1987-05-02) (aged 74)
Niagara Falls, Ontario
Political partyLiberal
Spouse(s)Bernice Scott

He served with the Niagara Parks Commission for six years. He was also reeve of Chippawa from 1949 to 1958 and warden for Welland County in 1951. Bukator was the nineteenth mayor of Niagara Falls from 1973 to 1978. He died in hospital at Niagara Falls.[2]

A park on the Welland River was named in his honour.


  1. Pierre G. Normandin; A. Léopold Normandin (2007-10-03). "The Canadian parliamentary guide". Retrieved 2016-11-06.
  2. "George Bukator dies" (PDF). Toronto Star. May 2, 1987. p. 1.

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