Cyril Archibald

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Cyril Archibald
Source: Library and Archives Canada

Cyril Archibald (1837 – April 13, 1914) was an Ontario political figure. He represented Stormont in the Canadian House of Commons as a Liberal member from 1872 to 1878.[1]

He was born in Osnabruck Township in Upper Canada in 1837,[1] the son of John Archibald and Eliza Dixon.[2] He was educated at Upper Canada College and later served in the local militia.[3] In 1881, he married Gertrude Wood.[2] Archibald served as reeve of Osnabruck from 1866 to 1869. Archibald also served as paymaster for the local militia.[1] In 1881, he went to Dundas, Minnesota, where he joined his brother Edward's flour milling business.[3] He retired from that business in 1892 and moved to Northfield, Minnesota,[2] where he died in 1914.[3]


  1. ^ a b c Cyril Archibald – Parliament of Canada biography
  2. ^ a b c Johnson, J.K. (1968). The Canadian Directory of Parliament 1867-1967. Public Archives of Canada. 
  3. ^ a b c Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, a history, 1784-1945, JG Harkness
Parliament of Canada
Preceded by
Samuel Ault
Member of Parliament for Stormont
Succeeded by
Oscar Fulton