Nathaniel Clarke Wallace
|Nathaniel Clarke Wallace|
|Member of the Canadian Parliament
for York West
|Preceded by||David Blain|
|Succeeded by||Archibald Campbell|
May 21, 1844|
Burwick (Woodbridge), Upper Canada
|Died||October 8, 1901
|Children||Thomas George Wallace|
|Cabinet||Controller of Customs (1892-1895)|
|Committees||Chair, Standing Committee on Public Accounts (1891)
Chair, Select Committee on Alleged Combinations in Manufactures, Trade and Insurance in Canada (1888)
Born in Woodbridge, Ontario, the third son of the Nathanael Wallace and Ann Wallace, natives of County Sligo, Ireland, who came to Canada in 1834 and 1833 respectively. He was educated in Woodbridge Public School and at the Weston Grammar School. He is a merchant and flour miller. He was Reeve of Vaughan from 1874 to 1879, and was Warden of the County of York in 1878.
He was elected as the Liberal-Conservative candidate to the Canadian House of Commons for York West in 1878, 1882, 1887, 1891, 1896, and 1900. He was Controller of Customs of Canada from 1892 until 1895.
He was Grand Master of the Loyal Orange Association of British America and was President of the Triennial Council of the Orangemen of the World.
He died while in office in 1901.
- "Nathaniel Clarke Wallace". Dictionary of Canadian Biography (online ed.). University of Toronto Press. 1979–2005.
- Nathaniel Clarke Wallace – Parliament of Canada biography