Archibald McCoig

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The Hon.
Archibald Blake McCoig
Senator for Kent, Ontario
In office
1922–1927
Appointed by William Lyon Mackenzie King
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Kent
In office
1917–1922
Preceded by District was created in 1914
Succeeded by James Murdock
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Kent West
In office
1908–1917
Preceded by Herbert Sylvester Clements
Succeeded by District was abolished in 1917
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario for Kent West
In office
1905–1908
Preceded by Thomas Letson Pardo
Succeeded by George William Sulman
Personal details
Born (1873-04-08)April 8, 1873
Tilbury East, Ontario
Died November 21, 1927(1927-11-21) (aged 54)
Political party Liberal

Archibald Blake McCoig (April 8, 1873 – November 21, 1927) was a Canadian politician.

Born in Tilbury East, Ontario, the son of Daniel McCoig, a Scottish immigrant, he was elected as a Liberal candidate to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario for the provincial riding of Kent West in the 1905 election. In 1908, he was elected to the Canadian House of Commons for the federal riding of Kent West. A Liberal, he was re-elected in 1911, 1917, and 1921. In 1922, he was called to the Canadian Senate representing the senatorial division of Kent, Ontario to allow James Murdock, the Minister of Labour, to take his seat. He served until his death in 1927.

McCoig married Adele M. Demarse in 1898. He served on the Chatham town council.

References[edit]

  • Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1912, EJ Chambers

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