William Stubbs (Canadian politician)
|Member of the Canadian Parliament
|Preceded by||Robert Smeaton White|
|Succeeded by||Robert Johnston|
July 11, 1847|
Caledon Township, Canada West
|Died||December 28, 1926
Port Elgin, Ontario
|Political party||Independent Conservative|
Born in Caledon Township, Canada West, the son of John Stubbs and Susannah Lauden, who were from County Fermanagh, Ireland and came to Canada in 1824. Stubbs was educated in public school and at the Veterinary College of Medicine in Toronto, where he graduated in March 1868. He was the Ontario Government Veterinary Surgeon for the District of Peel and Cardwell. Stubbs was Deputy Reeve and Reeve of the Township of Caledon for several years. He was first elected to the Canadian House of Commons in a 1895 by-election for the electoral district of Cardwell. An Independent Conservative, he was re-elected in the 1896 election. He was defeated in the 1900 election.
In 1888, he married Annie Gillespie.
- Johnson, J.K. (1968). The Canadian Directory of Parliament 1867-1967. Public Archives of Canada.
- William Stubbs - Parliament of Canada biography
- "Personnel of the Senate and House of Commons, eighth Parliament of Canada, elected June 23, 1896". Internet Archive. 1898.
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