Benjamin Allmark

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Benjamin Allmark
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Member of Parliament
for Kingston
In office
1958 – 1962
Preceded by William James Henderson
Succeeded by Edgar John Benson
Personal details
Born Benjamin Graydon Allmark
June 1, 1911
Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Died January 4, 2004(2004-01-04) (aged 92)
Victoria, British Columbia
Political party Progressive Conservative
Profession planning supervisor, superintendent

Benjamin Graydon Allmark (June 1, 1911 – January 4, 2004) was a Canadian politician, planning supervisor and superintendent. He was elected to the Canadian House of Commons as a member of the Progressive Conservatives for the riding of Kingston in the 1958 election and defeated in the 1962 election. He had a seat in the house of commons for the 24th Canadian Parliament, when John George Diefenbaker was prime minister.

He worked as a sailor for Canada Steamship Lines for 11 years, rising to first mate. He was active in municipal politics before that.[1] Then at the Kingston operations of Alcan becoming a manager.[2] He married Shirley Isobel Dick (1918-2008) in 1942 and had two children, Diane (1945-), and Gordon Allmark (1949-).

Allmark moved to Victoria in 1976 in search of a warmer climate. He died there in 2004, aged 92.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Graydon Snell - Stories from my Grandparents
  2. ^ a b Chiang, Jack (2004-01-09). "Allmark served as alderman, MP". Kingston Whig-Standard. p. 2. 

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