George Robert Smith

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George Robert Smith
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Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Mégantic
In office
1897–1908
Preceded by James King
Succeeded by David Henry Pennington
Member of the Legislative Council of Quebec for Victoria
In office
1911–1922
Preceded by James Kewley Ward
Succeeded by Henry Miles
Personal details
Born (1860-02-17)February 17, 1860
Newark, New Jersey
Died February 20, 1922(1922-02-20) (aged 62)
Sherbrooke, Quebec
Political party Liberal

George Robert Smith (February 17, 1860 – February 20, 1922) was a Canadian politician.

Born in Newark, New Jersey, Smith emigrated to Canada in 1876. He was a co-founder and president of the Canadian Mining Institute. He was president of Canadian Auto and Taxicab and was a member of the Montreal Board of Trade.[1]

He was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Mégantic in 1897. A Liberal, he was acclaimed in 1900 and re-elected in 1904. He was defeated in 1908. He was appointed to the Legislative Council of Quebec for Victoria in 1911. He died in office in Sherbrooke, Quebec in 1922.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Biography". Dictionnaire des parlementaires du Québec de 1792 à nos jours (in French). National Assembly of Quebec.