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Volrich, Jack

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Volrich, Jack

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Jack (J.J.) Volrich was born in Anyox, B.C. on February 27, 1928. He became a lawyer and practised law in Vancouver. In 1971 he was elected President of The Elector's Action Movement (T.E.A.M.). In 1972 he ran for, and won, an aldermanic seat under the T.E.A.M. banner. He served for two terms (four years) as an alderman and in 1976 was elected mayor of Vancouver. Prior to running for a second term as mayor in 1978, Jack Volrich left T.E.A.M. and became an independent candidate with the endorsement of the Non-Partisan Association (N.P.A.). He was re-elected to a second term in office. In 1980, he ran unsuccessfully for a third term as mayor. He was defeated by Michael Harcourt.

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