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Gordon Timlin Purdy (1 July 1888 – 22 December 1974) was a Liberal party member of the House of Commons of Canada, 1935-1945 and 1953-1957. He was born in East Amherst, Nova Scotia and became a lumber merchant by career.

Gordon Purdy
Member of Parliament
for Colchester—Hants
In office
October 1935 – June 1945
Preceded byriding created
Succeeded byFrank Thomas Stanfield
Member of Parliament
for Colchester—Hants
In office
August 1953 – June 1957
Preceded byFrank Thomas Stanfield
Succeeded byCyril Kennedy
Personal details
Born
Gordon Timlin Purdy

(1888-07-01)1 July 1888
East Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada
Died22 December 1974(1974-12-22) (aged 86)
Political partyLiberal
Professionlumber merchant

He was first elected to Parliament at the Colchester—Hants riding in the 1935 general election then re-elected there in 1940. Purdy was defeated in the 1945 election by Frank Thomas Stanfield. When Stanfield left federal politics, Purdy won Colchester—Hants in the 1953 election. After serving his final House of Commons term, the 22nd Canadian Parliament, Purdy was defeated by Cyril Kennedy of the Progressive Conservative party in the 1957 election.


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