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Hugh Alexander Stewart

Hugh Alexander Stewart, PC (September 29, 1871 – September 4, 1956) was a Canadian politician.

The Hon.

Hugh Alexander Stewart
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Leeds
In office
1921–1940
Preceded byWilliam Thomas White
Succeeded byGeorge Taylor Fulford
Personal details
Born(1871-09-29)September 29, 1871
Elizabethtown Township, Ontario, Canada
DiedSeptember 4, 1956(1956-09-04) (aged 84)
Political partyConservative
CabinetMinister of Public Works (1930–1935)

Born in Elizabethtown Township, Ontario, he was elected to the House of Commons of Canada representing the Ontario riding of Leeds in the 1921 federal election. A Conservative, he was re-elected in 1925, 1926, 1930, and 1935. He was defeated in 1940. From 1930 to 1935, he was the Minister of Public Works.

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