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1973, 1982-1990, predominant 1983-1990 (Creation)
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Name of creator
Jack Charles Klein was born on July 13, 1935 in Weyburn, Saskatchewan to Charles Klein and Josephine Kotowicz. He attended St. Joseph School, Holy Rosary School, and Campion College High School in Regina, Saskatchewan.
Prior to his entry into politics, Klein worked in Regina as an insurance salesman, real estate agent and small business manager.
Klein was first elected to the Saskatchewan Legislature in 1982 and served as the Progressive Conservative member for the Regina North (1982-1986) and Regina South (1986-1991) constituencies. Klein served in the Grant Devine Government as Minister of Tourism and Small Business (1983-1985); Minister of Urban Affairs (1986-1989); Minister of Trade and Investment (1989-1990); Minister of Consumer and Commercial Affairs (1990-1991); and Minister of Human Resources, Labour and Employment (1991).
Klein was Minister Responsible for Saskatchewan Economic Development Corporation (1983-1985); SaskExpo 86 Corporation (1984-1985); Saskatchewan Housing Corporation (1986-1989, 1990-1991); Saskatchewan Assessment Management Agency (1986-1989); Local Government Board (1986-1989); Provincial Planning Appeals Board (1986-1989); Wakamow Valley Authority (1986-1989); Wascana Centre Authority (1986-1989); Saskatchewan Government Growth Fund Management Corporation (1989-1990); Saskatchewan Municipal Board (1989); Agricultural Implements Board (1990); Saskatchewan Gaming Commission (1990-1991); Labour Relations Board (1990-1991); Workers' Compensation Board (1990-1991); Workers' Advocate (1990-1991); Minimum Wage Board (1990-1991); and Saskatchewan Telecommunications (1991).
Klein ran in the Regina Albert South constituency in the 1991 provincial general election and was defeated by Serge Kujawa (NDP).
Klein married Shirley Tokalski on September 1, 1956. They have five children: Mark, Catherine, Bradford, Luke and Michael.
Scope and content
This fonds consists of records created, accumulated and used from 1983 to 1990 by Jack Klein in his political career as Minister of Tourism and Small Business and Minister of Urban Affairs.
The Urban Affairs records consist only of three files from 1988 relating to the ward system, dangerous dogs and store hours.
This fonds includes records created in 1989 and 1990 by Ray Meiklejohn and Grant Schmidt as Minister Responsible for Saskatchewan Gaming Commission.
No series has been applied to the fonds.
The majority of material in this fonds is public record.
The types of records included are correspondence, memoranda, briefing notes, newspaper clippings, news releases, legislation, budget material and photographs.
Missing from the fonds are records Klein created as Minister of Urban Affairs; Minister of Trade and Investment; Minister of Consumer and Commercial Affairs; and Minister of Human Resources, Labour and Employment. Also missing is MLA and constituency material and records relating to Klein's numerous ministerial responsibilities.