Samuel Rosborough Balcom

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Samuel Rosborough Balcom
Member of Parliament
for Halifax
In office
1950 – 1953
Preceded by Gordon Benjamin Isnor
Succeeded by Robert McCleave
In office
1953 – 1957
Personal details
Born March 24, 1888
Port Dufferin, Nova Scotia, Canada
Died May 4, 1981
Political party Liberal
Profession businessman
pharmacist

Samuel Rosborough Balcom (March 24, 1888 in Port Dufferin, Nova Scotia, Canada – May 4, 1981) was a Canadian politician, businessman and pharmacist. He was elected to the Canadian House of Commons in a 19 June 1950 by-election as a Member of the Liberal Party representing the riding of Halifax, after Isnor was called to the Senate. He was re-elected in 1953 and defeated in 1957. Prior to his federal political experience, he was a commanding officer in medical stores during World War II between 1942 and 1942. Between 1944 and 1945, he was Chief Medical Stores Inspection Officer in the Canadian Army.

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