Arthur Rupert Dickey

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The Hon.
Arthur Rupert Dickey
Arthur Rupert Dickey.jpg
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Cumberland
In office
1887–1896
Preceded by Charles Tupper
Succeeded by Hance James Logan
Personal details
Born (1854-08-18)August 18, 1854
Amherst, Nova Scotia
Died July 3, 1900(1900-07-03) (aged 45)
Political party Conservative
Cabinet Secretary of State of Canada (1894-1895)
Minister of Militia and Defence (1895-1896)
Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada (1896)

Arthur Rupert Dickey, PC (August 18, 1854 – July 3, 1900) was a Canadian politician.

Born in Amherst, Nova Scotia, the son of Robert Barry Dickey, he was a lawyer before being elected to the Canadian House of Commons in an 1888 by-election in the riding of Cumberland after Charles Tupper was named High Commissioner for Canada in the United Kingdom. A Conservative, he was re-elected in 1891 and 1896. He was Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, Minister of Militia and Defence, and Secretary of State of Canada.

He died by drowning at Amherst, Nova Scotia on July 3, 1900.[1]

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