Bernard Munroe Stitt

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Bernard Munroe Stitt
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Nelson
In office
1930 – 1935
Preceded by Thomas William Bird
Succeeded by riding abolished
Personal details
Born October 17, 1880
Spencerville, Ontario
Died March 21, 1942(1942-03-21) (aged 61)
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Nationality Canadian
Political party Conservative Party
Occupation forest engineer
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Bernard Monroe “Barney” Stitt, (October 17, 1880 – March 21, 1942), was a Canadian politician.

He was born in Spencerville, Ontario. He moved to The Pas, Manitoba in 1909 and worked as a forest engineer. He enlisted in the Canadian Expeditionary Force during World War I and served in Europe.

Returning to The Pas after the war he served as mayor from 1921 to 1930 when he was elected to the Canadian House of Commons in the 1930 federal election representing Nelson for the Conservatives. He ran in the 1935 federal election in the redistributed riding of Churchill but was defeated by Liberal Thomas Crerar.

After leaving politics he became a hotel owner.

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