Stephen Tobin

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Stephen Tobin
Source: Library and Archives Canada

Stephen Tobin (1836 – October 10, 1905) was a Canadian merchant and political figure. He represented Halifax in the Canadian House of Commons from 1872 to 1874 as a Liberal member.[1]

He was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia,[1] the son of Thomas S. Tobin and grandson of Michael Tobin. He was educated in England. Tobin ran unsuccessfully for a seat in the Nova Scotia Assembly in 1867.[2] In 1868, he married Katharine Grey. Tobin served as mayor of Halifax from 1867 to 1870 and from 1878 to 1881.[1] He was Danish consul at Halifax. Tobin also served as a commissioner of public schools.[2] He died in Montreal at the age of 69.[3]

External links[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Synopsis of federal political experience from the Library of Parliament
  2. ^ a b The Canadian parliamentary companion, HJ Morgan (1873)
  3. ^ Johnson, J.K. (1968). The Canadian Directory of Parliament 1867-1967. Public Archives of Canada.