|Mayor of Ottawa|
|Preceded by||Samuel Bingham|
|Succeeded by||William Dowler Morris|
|Born||July 6, 1853
|Died||January 13, 1920
He was born in Manotick, Ontario, in 1853. He worked as a bookkeeper with a railroad company in Maine. Later, he studied at the Ontario College of Pharmacy and opened a drug store in the Byward Market area of Ottawa. During his term as mayor, a massive fire, the Hull-Ottawa fire of 1900, started in Hull and burned across the river at the Lebreton Flats, reaching as far as Dow's Lake.
He died in Ottawa in 1920 and was buried in the Notre-Dame Cemetery.
- Dave Mullington "Chain of Office: Biographic Sketches of Ottawa's Mayors (1847-1948)" (Renfrew, Ontario: General Store Publishing House, 2005)
- Chain of Office: Biographical Sketches of the Early Mayors of Ottawa (1847-1948), Dave Mullington (ISBN 1-897113-17-X)
|Mayor of Ottawa
William Dowler Morris
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