Donald Ross “Don” Getty was born on August 30, 1933, and died on February 26, 2016.
He was a Canadian politician.
He served as the 11th Premier of Alberta between 1985 and 1992.
He was a member of the Progressive Conservatives, Don served as Energy Minister and Federal and Intergovernmental Affairs Minister in the government of Peter Lougheed before leaving politics for the private sector in 1979.
Getty went back to politics six years later to contest the leadership contest resulting from Lougheed’s retirement.
Don Getty won two other candidates and became Premier November 1, 1985.
Don Getty passed away at 82 yrs old.