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William Stubbs (Canadian politician)

William Stubbs
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Cardwell
In office
Preceded by Robert Smeaton White
Succeeded by Robert Johnston
Personal details
Born (1847-07-11)July 11, 1847
Caledon Township, Canada West
Died December 28, 1926(1926-12-28) (aged 79)
Port Elgin, Ontario[1]
Political party Independent Conservative

William Stubbs (July 11, 1847 – December 28, 1926) was a Canadian veterinarian, farmer, and politician.[2]

Born in Caledon Township, Canada West,[2] the son of John Stubbs and Susannah Lauden,[1] who were from County Fermanagh, Ireland and came to Canada in 1824. Stubbs was educated in public school and at the Veterinary College of Medicine in Toronto, where he graduated in March 1868. He was the Ontario Government Veterinary Surgeon for the District of Peel and Cardwell.[3] Stubbs was Deputy Reeve and Reeve of the Township of Caledon for several years. He was first elected to the Canadian House of Commons in an 1895 by-election for the electoral district of Cardwell. An Independent Conservative, he was re-elected in the 1896 election. He was defeated in the 1900 election.[2]

In 1888, he married Annie Gillespie.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Johnson, J.K. (1968). The Canadian Directory of Parliament 1867-1967. Public Archives of Canada. 
  2. ^ a b c William Stubbs – Parliament of Canada biography
  3. ^ "Personnel of the Senate and House of Commons, eighth Parliament of Canada, elected June 23, 1896". Internet Archive. 1898. 

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