Albert E. Douglas

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Albert Edward Douglas (December 9, 1860 – May 6, 1908[1]) was a physician and political figure in Prince Edward Island, Canada.

He represented 2nd Queens in the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island from 1900 to 1908 as a Liberal member.

He was born at Head of Hillsborough as the son of William Henry Douglas, a Scottish immigrant. He was educated at Prince of Wales College, McGill College and New York University. In 1891, Douglas married Barbara Anderson.[1] He was elected in a by-election held in 1900 after Joseph Wise resigned his seat and reelected in the general elections of 1900 and 1904. Douglas was elected speaker for the provincial assembly in 1905.[2]

He lived in Breadalbane, Charlottetown and later in Hunter River. Douglas died in office of pneumonia in Hunter River at the age of 47.[1]


  • Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1903, AJ Magurn
  1. ^ a b c Weeks, Blair (2002). Minding the House: A Biographical Guide to Prince Edward Island MLAs. Acorn Press. ISBN 1-894838-01-7. 
  2. ^ Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1908, EJ Chambers