William Alves Boys

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William Alves Boys
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Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Simcoe South
In office
1912 – 1925
Preceded by Haughton Lennox
Succeeded by The electoral district was abolished in 1924.
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Simcoe North
In office
1925 – 1930
Preceded by Thomas Edwin Ross
Succeeded by John Thomas Simpson
Personal details
Born (1868-07-09)July 9, 1868
Barrie, Ontario, Canada
Died February 20, 1939(1939-02-20) (aged 70)
Nationality British subject
Political party Conservative Party (1912-1930)
Unionist Party (1917-1921)
Occupation barrister
Portfolio Chief Government Whip (1926)
Whip of the Conservative Party (1921-1926)
Website *William Alves Boys – Parliament of Canada biography

William Alves Boys (July 9, 1868 – February 20, 1938) was a politician and barrister.

Born in Barrie, Ontario, he was mayor of Barrie between 1902 and 1904 and commissioner of Simcoe County, Ontario between 1905 and 1906. He was elected to the Canadian House of Commons in a 1912 by-election as a Member of the Conservative Party to represent the riding of Simcoe South. He was re-elected in 1917 and 1921 then re-elected in the riding of Simcoe North in 1925 and 1926. He was the Whip of the Conservative Party (1921–1926) then Chief Government Whip in 1926. During the 16th Parliament, he was a member of the Special Joint Committee appointed on claims of the allied Indian tribes of British Columbia.