George Horace Gooderham

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George Horace Gooderham
Gooderham in 1908 (centre of photo), assisting with the laying of a cornerstone.
Ontario MPP
In office
1914 - 1919
Preceded by Riding established
Succeeded by John Carman Ramsden
Constituency Toronto Southwest - Seat A
In office
1908 - 1914
Preceded by J.J. Foy[nb 1]
Succeeded by Riding abolished
Constituency Toronto South - Seat B
Personal details
Born (1868-04-18)April 18, 1868
Toronto, Ontario
Died December 22, 1942(1942-12-22) (aged 74)
Toronto, Ontario
Political party Conservative
Spouse(s) Cora Maude Northrop
Occupation Businessman

George Horace Gooderham (April 18, 1868 – December 22, 1942) was an Ontario manufacturer and political figure. He represented Toronto South and then Toronto Southwest in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1908 to 1919 as a Conservative member.

Born in Toronto, the son of George Gooderham, he married Cora Maude Northrop. He worked in the business founded by his grandfather, William Gooderham, the Gooderham & Worts distillery. Gooderham was Commodore for the Royal Canadian Yacht Club of Toronto and served on the school board for Toronto, serving as chair in 1904.

He died December 22, 1942 at Toronto.[1]



  1. ^ In 1908 the riding supported two members, denoted by Seat A and Seat B. Foy was the sole representative before 1908.


  1. ^ "G. H. Gooderham Dead; Noted Citizen, ex-M.P.P.", The Globe and Mail (1936-Current) [Toronto, Ont] 23 Dec 1942: 5.
  • Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1916, EJ Chambers

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