Andrew Haydon (senator)

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The Hon.
Andrew Haydon
Senator for Ottawa, Ontario
In office
March 10, 1924 – November 10, 1932
Appointed byWilliam Lyon Mackenzie King
Personal details
Born(1867-06-28)June 28, 1867
Pakenham, Ontario, Canada
DiedNovember 10, 1932(1932-11-10) (aged 65)
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada[1]
Political partyLiberal
SpouseEuphemia Macdonald Scott

Andrew Haydon (June 28, 1867 – November 10, 1932) was a Canadian lawyer and senator.

Born in Pakenham, Ontario, the son of James Haydon and Eleanor Sadler,[1] he received a Master of Arts degree in 1893 and a Bachelor of Law degree in 1895 from Queen's University. He graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1897 and was soon after called to the Ontario Bar. He practiced law in Lanark, Ontario from 1897 to 1899 and then in Ottawa. He was Secretary of the 1919 National Liberal Convention and General Secretary of the National Liberal Organization Committee from 1920 to 1922. In 1924, he was appointed to the Senate of Canada representing the senatorial division of Ottawa, Ontario. He served until his death.

He was the author of Pioneer Sketches of The District of Bathurst (Lanark and Renfrew Counties, Ontario) (The Ryerson Press, 1925) and Mackenzie King and the Liberal Party (Allen, 1930).

In 1902, he married Euphemia Macdonald Scott. They had one son, Andrew Scott Haydon (1903-1968), and one daughter, Eleanor Haydon (1905-1914).


  • "Andrew Haydon (1867-1932)". Library and Archives Canada.
  1. ^ a b Johnson, J.K. (1968). The Canadian Directory of Parliament 1867-1967. Public Archives of Canada.

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