Harry Short

Harry Bernard Short (1 September 1864 – 15 April 1937) was a Conservative member of the House of Commons of Canada. He was born in Bear River, Nova Scotia and became a corporate manager and municipal politician.

Harry B. Short
Member of Parliament
for Digby—Annapolis
In office
October 1925 – August 1935
Preceded byLewis Johnstone Lovett
Succeeded byriding dissolved
Personal details
Harry Bernard Short

(1864-09-01)1 September 1864
Bear River, Nova Scotia
Died15 April 1937(1937-04-15) (aged 72)
Political partyConservative
Spouse(s)Flora K. Robinson
m. 4 October 1891[1]

Short attended school at Digby Academy. For five years, he served as Digby's mayor, and was director and manager of Maritime Fish Corporation's Digby division.[1]

He was first elected to Parliament at the Digby—Annapolis riding in the 1925 general election and re-elected there in 1926 and 1930. After completing his term in the 17th Canadian Parliament, Short did not seek re-election in 1935.


  1. ^ a b Normandin, A.L. (1932). Canadian Parliamentary Guide.

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