Charles Holder

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Charles Garrett Holder
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Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta
In office
August 22, 1935 – March 21, 1940
Preceded by Omer St. Germain
Succeeded by Lionel Tellier
Constituency St. Albert
In office
August 8, 1944 – August 17, 1948
Preceded by Lionel Tellier
Succeeded by Lucien Maynard
Personal details
Born August 14, 1874
Battersea, Ontario
Died February 19, 1962(1962-02-19) (aged 87)
Busby, Alberta
Political party Social Credit
Occupation politician

Charles Garrett Holder was a provincial politician from Alberta, Canada. He served as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 1935 to 1940 and 1944 to 1948 sitting both times as a member of the Social Credit caucus.

Political career[edit]

Holder ran for a seat to the Alberta Legislature for the first time in the 1935 Alberta general election as a Social Credit candidate. He won a hotly contested race in the electoral district of St. Albert defeating incumbent Omer St. Germain to pick up the seat for his party.[1]

Holder ran for a second term in the 1940 Alberta general election. He was defeated by Independent candidate Lionel Tellier on the fourth count in a hotly contested race.[2]

Holder was nominated to run for Social Credit again at a convention held in Morinville on February 9, 1944.[3] He ran in the general election held that year and won on the second vote count to regain the seat.[4] Holder did not for a third term and retired at dissolution in 1948.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "St. Albert Results 1935 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved April 16, 2010. 
  2. ^ "St. Albert Results 1940 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved April 16, 2010. 
  3. ^ "S.C. Candidate". The Lethbridge Herald. February 9, 1944. p. 9. 
  4. ^ "St. Albert Results 1944 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved April 16, 2010. 

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