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Albert Edward Dyment (February 23, 1869 – May 12, 1944) was a Canadian politician and businessman.

Albert Edward Dyment
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Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Algoma
In office
1896–1904
Preceded byGeorge Hugh Macdonell
Succeeded byDistrict was abolished in 1903
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Algoma East
In office
1904–1908
Succeeded byWilliam Ross Smyth
Personal details
Born(1869-02-23)February 23, 1869
Lynden, Ontario
DiedMay 12, 1944(1944-05-12) (aged 75)
Toronto, Ontario
Occupationstockbroker

Born at Lynden, County of Wentworth, Ontario, the son of Nathaniel Dyment,[1] of English descent, and Annie McRae,[1] of Scottish origin, he was educated at Barrie Collegiate Institute and at Upper Canada College. Dyment was a prosperous manufacturer and dealer in lumber, based in Thessalon, Ontario.[1] He was elected for Algoma to the House of Commons in 1896 and in 1900 and for Algoma East in 1904 as a Liberal. He was Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel of the 97th Regiment in 1907.

In 1892, he married Edith Francis Chapman. He served on the town council for Barrie in 1892. In 1906, he sold his business and became a stockbroker in Toronto. Dyment was president of Sovereign Life Assurance Company and chairman of Canadian General Electric. He died in Toronto at the age of 75.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d Johnson, J.K. (1968). The Canadian Directory of Parliament 1867-1967. Public Archives of Canada.

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