Arthur Charles Hardy

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The Hon.
Arthur Charles Hardy
Senator for Leeds, Ontario
In office
February 10, 1922 – March 13, 1962
Appointed by William Lyon Mackenzie King
Speaker of the Canadian Senate
In office
May 13, 1930 – September 2, 1930
Preceded by Hewitt Bostock
Succeeded by Pierre Édouard Blondin
Personal details
Born (1872-12-03)December 3, 1872
Brantford, Ontario
Died March 16, 1962(1962-03-16) (aged 89)
Brockville, Ontario
Political party Liberal
Relations George Taylor Fulford, father-in-law

Arthur Charles Hardy, PC (December 3, 1872 – March 13, 1962) was a Canadian politician.

Arthur Charles Hardy

Born in Brantford, Ontario, he ran unsuccessfully for the Canadian House of Commons in the Ontario riding of Leeds in the 1917 federal election. In 1922, he was called to the Canadian Senate representing the senatorial division of Leeds, Ontario. A Liberal, he served forty years until his death in 1962. In 1930, he was the Speaker of the Canadian Senate.

Hardy was the son of Ontario Premier Arthur Sturgis Hardy. He married Dorothy Fulford daughter of Senator George Taylor Fulford (of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for Pale People fame), of Brockville and Mary Wilder White.