Albion Roudolph Foster

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Albion Foster
Member of Parliament
for Victoria—Carleton
In office
June 1927 – July 1930
Preceded by James Kidd Flemming
Succeeded by Benjamin Franklin Smith
Personal details
Born Albion Roudolph Foster
(1875-11-24)24 November 1875
Middle Simonds, New Brunswick
Died 6 February 1945(1945-02-06) (aged 69)
Political party Liberal
Spouse(s) 1) Evelyn Campbell
m. 1905
2) Grace Smith Glidden
m. 16 June 1926[1]
Profession farmer, police chief, sheriff

Albion Roudolph Foster (24 November 1875 – 6 February 1945) was a Liberal party member of the Canadian House of Commons. He was born in Middle Simonds, New Brunswick in Carleton County and became a farmer.

Foster attended schools at Middle Simonds. He was also active in law enforcement as a deputy sheriff for eight years, a high sheriff for a decade and for five years a police chief for the Transcontinenal Railway.[1]

He was acclaimed to Parliament at the Victoria—Carleton riding in a by-election on 16 June 1927 after a previous unsuccessful campaign there in the 1926 federal election.[2] After serving for the remainder of the 16th Canadian Parliament, Foster lost to Benjamin Franklin Smith of the Conservatives in the 1930 election.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Normandin, A.L. (1929). Canadian Parliamentary Guide. Ottawa: Mortimer Company. 
  2. ^ "Is Given Victory By Acclamation". The Ottawa Journal. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. 17 Jun 1927. p. 13. Retrieved 21 December 2016 – via Newspapers.com. 

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