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Hugh Allan (politician)

Hugh Allan (27 August 1865 – 5 April 1949) was a Liberal party member of the House of Commons of Canada. He was born in Blenheim Township, Canada West and became a clerk, conveyancer and notary.

Hugh Allan
Member of Parliament
for Oxford North
In office
September 1926 – July 1930
Preceded byDonald Sutherland
Succeeded byDonald Sutherland
Personal details
Born(1865-08-27)27 August 1865
Blenheim Township, Canada West
Died5 April 1949(1949-04-05) (aged 83)
Political partyLiberal
Spouse(s)Mary Helen Rupert
m. 28 July 1887[1]
Professionclerk, conveyancer, notary

Allan attended Richwood School in Oxford County. He became a municipal clerk and treasurer.[1]

He was elected to Parliament at the Oxford North riding in the 1926 general election when he defeated Conservative incumbent Donald Sutherland. After serving his only term, the 16th Canadian Parliament, Allan was defeated by Sutherland in the 1930 federal election.

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  1. ^ a b Normandin, A.L. (1929). Canadian Parliamentary Guide. Ottawa: Mortimer Company.

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