Francis Hurdon

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Francis Hurdon
Source: Library and Archives Canada

Francis Hurdon (June 18, 1834 – December 19, 1914) was an Ontario businessman and political figure. He represented Bruce South in the 1st Canadian Parliament as a Conservative member.[1]

He was born in Camelford, Cornwall, England in 1834,[1] the son of James Hurdon,[2] and educated at Wadebridge. He was a grain merchant in Kincardine and served on the town council there.[3]

In 1857, Hurdon married Charlotte S. Chubb. He died in Toronto at the age of 80.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Francis Hurdon – Parliament of Canada biography
  2. ^ a b Johnson, J.K. (1968). The Canadian Directory of Parliament 1867-1967. Public Archives of Canada. 
  3. ^ The Canadian parliamentary companion, HJ Morgan (1872)