Charles Burpee

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For the newspaper editor, see Charles W. Burpee.
Charles Burpee
Source: Library and Archives Canada

Charles Burpee (June 18, 1817 – November 29, 1909) was a New Brunswick farmer and political figure. He represented Sunbury in the Canadian House of Commons from 1867 to 1887 as a Liberal member. He was a member of the Senate of Canada representing New Brunswick in 1900.[1]

He was born in Sheffield, Sunbury County, New Brunswick in 1817 and grew up there. His family had settled there around 1763 after leaving Massachusetts. Burpee served on the provincial board of agriculture from 1864 to 1865.[2] He married Charlotte Perley Hayward.[3] Moffatt was named to the Senate on February 1, 1900 and resigned on July 19 in the same year.[1]


  1. ^ a b Charles Burpee – Parliament of Canada biography
  2. ^ The Canadian parliamentary companion and annual register, 1880, CH Mackintosh
  3. ^ Johnson, J.K. (1968). The Canadian Directory of Parliament 1867-1967. Public Archives of Canada.