Charles Yardley Weaver
|Charles Yardley Weaver|
|City of Edmonton Alderman|
December 12, 1921 – December 10, 1923
Serving with Aldermen elected in 1921
|Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta|
June 28, 1926 – October 1, 1930
|Preceded by||John Bowen, Jeremiah Heffernan, William Henry, Nellie McClung and Andrew McLennan|
|Succeeded by||Frederick Jamieson|
|Born||June 9, 1884
|Died||October 1, 1930
|Occupation||politician, lawyer, justice of the peace and soldier|
|Awards||Distinguished Service Order|
|Service/branch||Royal Canadian Army|
|Years of service||1914-1918|
|Unit||49th Canadian Battalion Alberta Regiment|
Charles Yardley Weaver (June 9, 1884 – October 1, 1930) was a politician, barrister, justice of the peace and soldier from Alberta, Canada. He held office on both municipal and provincial levels of government. He served as an Alderman on Edmonton City Council from 1921 to 1923 and later as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 1926 until his death in 1930 sitting with the Conservative caucus in opposition.
Weaver was a member of the 49th Battalion. He was wounded in action on three separate occasions.
Weaver did not run for a second municipal term in 1923. The City of Edmonton named two streets in his honor in 1988. Weaver Drive and Weaver Point.
Weaver ran for a seat to the Alberta Legislature as a candidate under the Conservative banner in the 1926 Alberta general election. He won enough votes to top the vote threshold to earn a first ballot win.
Weaver died suddenly of a heart attack at his home in Edmonton, Alberta at approximately 7:30pm on October 1, 1930. The city of Edmonton named two streets in his honor in 1988; Weaver Drive and Weaver Point.
- Alberta Gazette (Vol 10 No 22 ed.). Government of Alberta. November 30, 1914. p. 1,028.
- "Col C.Y. Weaver Dies Suddenly At Edmonton". Vol 56 No 76 (Manitoba Free Press). October 2, 1930. p. 1.
- "Honours and Awards - Charles Yardley Weaver". Australian War Memorial. Retrieved July 4, 2010.
- "Election Results 1892 - 1944". City of Edmonton. p. 48. Retrieved July 1, 2010.
- "Edmonton Official Results 1926 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved March 21, 2010.
- "Edmonton Official Results 1930 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved March 21, 2010.
- "Current Policy Recognizing Former Councilors". City of Edmonton. p. 1. Retrieved July 4, 2010.