William Foster Garland
William Foster Garland (July 1, 1875 – March 19, 1941) was an Ontario merchant and political figure. He represented Carleton in the House of Commons of Canada as a Conservative member from 1912 to 1917 and from 1921 to 1935.
Willian Foster Garland
|Member of the Canadian Parliament for Carleton|
|Preceded by||Edward Kidd|
|Succeeded by||George Boyce|
|Preceded by||George Boyce|
|Succeeded by||Alonzo Hyndman|
|Born||July 1, 1875|
Bells Corners, Ontario, Canada
|Died||March 19, 1941|
|Political party||Conservative Party of Canada|
|Alma mater||Ontario College of Pharmacy|
He was born in Bells Corners, Ontario in 1875, the son of Absalom Garland. He studied at the Ontario College of Pharmacy and became a druggist. In 1902, he married Margaret Green. Garland served on Ottawa City Council in 1912, representing Victoria Ward. He was first elected to the House of Commons in a 1912 by-election held after the death of Edward Kidd. Garland owned a drug store and lived in the Hintonburg neighbourhood of Ottawa.
- Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1933, AL Normandin