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Charles Allan Smart CMG (March 23, 1868 – June 4, 1937) was a Canadian politician and a seven-term Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec.[1]

Charles Allan Smart
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Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Westmount
In office
1912 – 1936
Preceded byDistrict created in 1912
Succeeded byWilliam Ross Bulloch
Member of the Legislative Council of Quebec for Inkerman
In office
May 18, 1937 – June 4, 1937
Preceded byGeorge Bryson, Jr.
Succeeded byMartin Fisher
Personal details
Born(1868-03-23)March 23, 1868
Montreal, Quebec
DiedJune 4, 1937(1937-06-04) (aged 69)
Westmount, Quebec
Political partyConservative

Early lifeEdit

He was born in Montreal, Quebec on March 23, 1868. The son of Robert Smart, a shoemaker, originally from Aberdeen, and his wife Margaret Clark, from Arbroath, he was educated at the High School of Montreal. In 1881, he left school and became a clerk for with Alexander Buntin and Co., a stationery firm. In 1884, he moved to Tellier, Rothwell and Co., oil dealers, where he stayed for seven years.[2]

City CouncillorEdit

Smart was a city councillor in Westmount in 1910.

Member of the legislature/Military CareerEdit

He successfully ran as a Conservative candidate in the provincial district of Westmount in the 1912 election. He was re-elected in the 1916, 1919, 1923, 1927, 1931 and 1935 elections. He did not run for re-election in 1936.

Legislative CouncillorEdit

Smart was appointed to the Legislative Council of Quebec in 1936, but the institution did not resume its activities until after he died.

DeathEdit

He died on June 4, 1937.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec.
  2. ^ Desmond Morton, Charles Allan Smart at biographi.org