August Flamme

August W. Flamme (January 1, 1884 – February 13, 1961) was a provincial politician from Alberta, Canada. He served as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 1935 to 1940 sitting with the Social Credit caucus in government.

August W. Flamme
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Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta
In office
August 22, 1935 – March 21, 1940
Preceded byPerren Baker
Succeeded byFay Jackson
ConstituencyCypress
Personal details
Born(1884-01-01)January 1, 1884
Newton, Iowa, U.S.[1]
DiedFebruary 13, 1961(1961-02-13) (aged 77)
Bow Island, Alberta, Canada
Political partySocial Credit
Occupationpolitician

Political careerEdit

Flamme first ran for a seat to the Alberta Legislature as a Social Credit candidate in the 1935 general election in the electoral district of Cypress. He defeated incumbent Perren Baker and two other candidates in a landslide to pick up the district for his party.[2] In the 1940 general election he was defeated by independent candidate Fay Jackson.[3] He died in 1961 at Bow Island Hospital in Bow Island, Alberta.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Canadian Parliamentary Guide 1939
  2. ^ "Cypress Official Results 1935 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved March 14, 2010.
  3. ^ "Cypress Official Results 1940 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved March 14, 2010.
  4. ^ "Long Time Resident Dies". Bow Island Graphic. February 23, 1961. p. 1.

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