Alwyn Bramley-Moore

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Alywn Bramley-Moore
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta
In office
March 22, 1909 – April 17, 1913
Preceded byNew district
Succeeded byJames Lowery
Personal details
Born(1878-07-03)July 3, 1878[1]
Bloomsbury, London
DiedApril 4, 1916(1916-04-04) (aged 37)
Political partyLiberal
Occupationauthor, military man and politician
Military service
Branch/serviceRoyal Canadian Army
Years of service1914-April 4, 1916
Battles/warsFirst World War

Alywn Bramley-Moore (July 3, 1878 – April 4, 1916) was a provincial politician, author and soldier from Alberta, Canada. He served as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 1909 to 1913 sitting with the Liberal caucus in government. After his political career he served in the Canadian Forces in World War I from 1914 to his death in 1916.

Political career[edit]

Bramley-Moore ran for a seat to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta in the 1909 Alberta general election as the Liberal candidate in the electoral district of Alexandra. In that election he defeated future MLA James Lowery in a landslide victory.[2] He served only a single term in the provincial legislature, sitting in the back benches. He retired at dissolution of the assembly in 1913.

Late life[edit]

After Bramley-Moore retired from provincial politics he went overseas to fight in World War I. While fighting in the war he was shot by a German sniper in March 1916 and died in hospital on April 4, 1916. After his death a portrait of Moore was commissioned by Premier Arthur Lewis Sifton and was displayed in the legislature for many years.

Bramley-Moore has become a hero to modern day Alberta separatists for his many quotations and writings on exploitation of Alberta by eastern Canada.[3]


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  2. ^ "Alexandra Official Results 1909 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved April 29, 2010.
  3. ^ Coulter, Barry (2019-11-06). "The argument for Alberta independence in 1911". BC Local News. Retrieved 2020-07-04.

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