George Hope Bertram
|George Hope Bertram|
|Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Toronto Centre
|Preceded by||William Lount|
|Succeeded by||William Rees Brock|
March 12, 1847|
Fenton Barns, Scotland
|Died||March 20, 1900
|Relations||John Bertram, brother|
George Hope Bertram (March 12, 1847 – 20 March 1900) was a Canadian businessman and politician.
Born in Fenton Barns, Scotland to Hugh Bertram and Isabella Mack, Bertram emigrated to join his brother John in Canada in 1865. After opening a hardware store in Lindsay, Ontario, he moved to Toronto in 1876. A prominent businessman, Bertram was elected to federal parliament as a member of the Canadian House of Commons for Toronto Centre in an 1897 by-election. Bertram's daughter, Christine Mabel married William Henry Moore, a writer and lawyer who also became a Member of the Canadian House of Commons from Ontario. A Liberal, he died in office in 1900 and is buried in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Toronto.
His brother John also served in the House of Commons.
- "George Hope Bertram". Dictionary of Canadian Biography (online ed.). University of Toronto Press. 1979–2005.
- George Hope Bertram – Parliament of Canada biography
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