Edmund Burke Wood

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For the English footballer, see Edmund Wood (footballer).
Not to be confused with Canadian clergyman Edmund Wood (clergyman).
Edmund Wood

Edmund Burke Wood (13 February 1820 in Fort Erie, Ontario – 7 October 1882 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) was a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario for Brant South, and served as the first provincial treasurer of Ontario from 1867 to 1871 under Premier John Sandfield Macdonald. He also served as a federal Member of Parliament representing the electoral districts of Brant South and Durham West from 1867–1874 under Prime Minister Sir John A. Macdonald.

He later became Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Manitoba from 1874 to 1882. He died as Chief Justice in 1882.

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Parliament of Canada
Preceded by
Member of Parliament from Brant South
Succeeded by
William Paterson
Preceded by
Edward Blake
Member of Parliament from Durham West
Succeeded by
Harvey William Burk
Political offices
Preceded by
None - new post or see Treasurer of the United Provinces of Canada
Provincial Treasurer of Ontario
Succeeded by
Adam Crooks