Agar Rodney Adamson
|Agar Rodney Adamson|
|Member of Parliament
for York West
|Preceded by||John Streight|
|Succeeded by||John Hamilton|
November 8, 1901|
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Died||April 8, 1954(aged 52)|
Agar Rodney Adamson was born in Toronto, Ontario, on 8 November 1901. Agar Rodney Adamson was the son of Agar Adamson, who commanded Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry from 1916 to 1918 during World War I. His mother was Mabel Cawthra, a wealthy heiress, artist and decorator. Adamson served overseas in 1918, the last year of World War I, with the Royal Air Force as a Pilot Officer.
Adamson became a Mining engineer. He was elected as a Conservative to represent York West, Ontario on 26 March 1940 in the House of Commons of Canada. During World War II (1939–45) he was a pilot with the Lorne Scots. He was reelected for York West as a Progressive Conservative in successive elections on 11 June 1945, 27 June 1949 and 10 August 1953. He died in a TCA plane crash in Moose Jaw SK on 8 April 1954, aged 52.
- "ADAMSON, Agar Rodney". Parliament of Canada. Retrieved 2014-07-04.
- Tennyson, Brian Douglas (2013-05-01). The Canadian Experience of the Great War: A Guide to Memoirs. Scarecrow Press. pp. 3–4. ISBN 978-0-8108-8680-3. Retrieved 2014-07-04.
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