Edward Kidd

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Edward Kidd (September 9, 1849 – September 16, 1912) was an Ontario farmer and political figure. He represented Carleton in the Canadian House of Commons from 1900 to 1905 and 1909 to 1912 as a Conservative member.

He was born in Oxford Township, Canada West, the son of William Kidd, and was educated in Burritt's Rapids. Kidd served on the council for North Gower Township and for Carleton County. He owned a number of cheese factories in Carleton County. He resigned his seat in 1905 to allow Robert Borden, the party leader, to sit in the house. Kidd died in office in 1912.

His son Thomas Ashmore Kidd later served as speaker for the Ontario legislature.

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  • Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1912, EJ Chambers

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