|Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Norfolk North
|Succeeded by||John M. Charlton|
May 15, 1823|
Charlotteville Township, Upper Canada
|Died||March 6, 1885
|Relations||Francis Leigh Walsh, father
Thomas Welch, grandfather
|Children||William L. Walsh|
Walsh was born in Charlotteville Township in 1823, the son of Francis Leigh Walsh and grandson of Thomas Welch. He represented Norfolk in the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada from 1861 until 1867. In 1867, he was elected to the Canadian House of Commons for the Ontario riding of Norfolk North. A Conservative, he was defeated in 1872 and 1878. He was reeve of Simcoe from 1857 to 1859 and mayor in 1882. In 1882, he was appointed commissioner of crown lands for Manitoba. He died in Winnipeg, Manitoba in 1885.
- Aquila Walsh – Parliament of Canada biography
- "Aquila Walsh". Dictionary of Canadian Biography (online ed.). University of Toronto Press. 1979–2016.
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