Henry Edmund Houze

Henry Edmund Houze (August 13, 1880 – March 16, 1959[1]) was a veterinarian, farmer, rancher and political figure in Saskatchewan. He represented Gravelbourg from 1944 to 1948 in the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan as a Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF) member.

He was born in Smiths Falls, Ontario and came west in 1908, settling on a homestead near Meyronne, Saskatchewan. Houze married Mabel Forest. He raised Hereford cattle and a few horses. Houze ran unsuccessfully as a Conservative candidate for the Morse seat in the provincial assembly in 1917. He moved into the town of Meyronne in 1937 but continued to farm until 1947.[1] Houze was defeated by E. M. Culliton when he ran for reelection to the provincial assembly in 1948.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Day, Mrs. C.; Little, Mrs. M.H. (1967). Meyronne Memories, 1908-1967. pp. 40–41. Retrieved 2012-06-04.
  2. ^ "Saskatchewan Election Results By Electoral Division" (PDF). Saskatchewan Archives Board. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-11-12. Retrieved 2012-03-27.