Arthur Edwin Shelton

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Arthur Edwin Shelton
3rd Mayor of Calgary
In office
January 16, 1888 – January 21, 1889
Preceded by George Clift King
Succeeded by Daniel Webster Marsh
Personal details
Born (1853-08-15)August 15, 1853[1]
England
Died February 1, 1937(1937-02-01) (aged 83)
Vancouver, British Columbia

Arthur Edwin Shelton (August 15, 1853 – February 1, 1937) was the third mayor of the town of Calgary, Alberta.

Shelton came to Calgary around 1884 running a furniture business on Stephen Avenue. He served as town councillor during the mayoral tenure of George Clift King from 1886 to 1888. Shelton served as mayor from January 16, 1888 to January 21, 1889. During his term, the Langevin Bridge was completed and the city begun construction of the waterworks system.

After his mayoral term, he returned to operate his furniture business. However, his name disappears from city directories in 1890.

Shelton's name appears in various corporate and government records in Vancouver, British Columbia between 1892 and 1936. He died on February 1, 1937.

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  1. ^ "Automated Genealogy 1901 Census Transcription Project". Automatedgenealogy.com. 2007-05-10. Retrieved 2012-01-21. 
Preceded by
George Clift King
Mayor of Calgary
1888–1889
Succeeded by
Daniel Webster Marsh