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Wilson Henry Mills (10 January 1882 – 27 March 1955) was a Liberal party member of the House of Commons of Canada. He was born in Sparta, Ontario and became a farmer and apple grower by career.[1]

Wilson Mills
Member of Parliament
for Elgin West
In office
September 1934 – October 1935
Preceded byMitchell Hepburn
Succeeded byriding dissolved
Member of Parliament
for Elgin
In office
October 1935 – April 1945
Preceded byriding created
Succeeded byCharles Delmer Coyle
Personal details
Born
Wilson Henry Mills

(1882-01-10)10 January 1882
Sparta, Ontario
Died27 March 1955(1955-03-27) (aged 73)
Political partyLiberal
Spouse(s)1. Dora Sowler
m. 25 January 1905
d. Dec 1918
2. Effie May Swayze
m. 26 August 1920[1][2]
Professionfarmer, fruit grower

Mills attended schools in Elgin. He served for eight years as a municipal councillor in Sparta, Ontario and for four years as a regional councillor for Elgin County, Ontario, becoming that county's warden in 1920.[1]

He was first elected to Parliament at the Elgin West riding in a by-election on 24 September 1934, replacing Mitchell Hepburn who resigned to run in the 1934 provincial election becoming Premier of Ontario. Mills was re-elected at Elgin in the 1935 federal election and again in 1940. After completing his term in the 19th Canadian Parliament, Mills left federal politics and did not seek another term in the 1945 election.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Normandin, A. L. (1941). The Canadian Parliamentary Guide.
  2. ^ "Married - Effie May Swayze". Aylmer Express. 2 September 1920. p. 10. Archived from the original on 25 March 2009. Retrieved 14 August 2009.

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