Ebenezer Tilton Moseley

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Ebenezer Tilton Moseley
Ebenezer Tilton Moseley, MLA
MLA for Cape Breton County
In office
1874–1882
Speaker of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly
In office
1878–1882
Preceded by Isaac N. Mack
Succeeded by Angus McGillivray
Personal details
Born June 2, 1844
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Died June 18, 1898
Sydney, Nova Scotia
Political party Liberal-Conservative
Occupation lawyer

Ebenezer Tilton Moseley (June 2, 1844 – June 18, 1898[1]) was a lawyer and political figure in Nova Scotia, Canada. He represented Cape Breton County in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly from 1874 to 1882 as a Liberal-Conservative member.

He was born in Halifax, the son of Ebenezer Moseley and Anne Jane Cummings. He was educated at St. John and Dalhousie colleges, was admitted to the bar in 1868 and set up practice in Sydney. Moseley married Isabel Brookman. He served as a member of the municipal council, also serving as mayor of Sydney,[1] and as commissioner of schools for the county. He was chosen as speaker for the provincial assembly in 1878. Moseley was defeated when he ran for reelection in 1882.[2] He ran unsuccessfully for a seat in the House of Commons in 1887. Moseley died in Sydney at the age of 54.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c A Directory of the Members of the Legislative Assembly of Nova Scotia, 1758-1958, Public Archives of Nova Scotia (1958)
  2. ^ The Canadian parliamentary companion, 1883, JA Gemmill