Hall Jackman is a renowned Canadian and one of the richest people in the country. He is the son of Harry Jackman, former Member of Parliament and Mary Rowell Jackman, a renowned philanthropist. His sister, Nancy Ruth, was appointed to the Senate in the year 2005. Hal Jackman served as the Chairman of the board of The Empire Life Insurance Company and National Trust Company. He has also served as the chairman of the board for various other prominent corporations in Canada.
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Jackman also served as a fundraiser for the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada. Prior to the 2000 election, he became a supporter of the Canadian Alliance. He also served as an advocate of the Unite the Right Movement, which led to the development of the Conservative Party of Canada. In 1991, Governor General Ray Hnatyshyn appointed Jackman Lieutenant Governor on the advice of Prime Minister Brian Mulroney.
Jackman became a Member of the Order of Canada in 1991, and was appointed to the Order of Ontario in 1998. In the year 2000, he was promoted to Officer in the Order of Canada. Today, Jackman has an estimated net worth of $1.15 billion, and he has been ranked as one of the top 100 richest people in Canada. The billionaire who is in his eighties is married to Maruja Trinidad Duncan.