David Glass (Canadian politician)
|Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Middlesex East
|Preceded by||Crowell Willson|
|Succeeded by||Crowell Willson|
|Member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba for St. Clements|
|Preceded by||John Allen|
|Succeeded by||Donald A. Ross|
July 20, 1829|
Westminster, Upper Canada
|Died||July 17, 1906(aged 76)|
He was born in Westminster Township, Middlesex County, Upper Canada in 1829, the son of Samuel Glass, who had come to Upper Canada from Ireland in 1819, and Eliza Owrey. In 1856, he married Sarah Dalton. Glass was called to the bar in 1864 and set up practice in London. He served on London City Council and was mayor in 1858 and 1865-1866. In 1876, he was named Queen's Counsel. He moved to Winnipeg in 1882, was called to the Manitoba bar later that year and was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba for St. Clements in 1886, serving from 1887 to 1888; he was also Speaker of the Legislative Assembly from 1887 to 1888. He retired from politics in 1888 due to poor health. Glass was solicitor for the city of Winnipeg. He was also master of the local Masonic lodge and a member of the Grand Lodge of Canada.
- David Glass – Parliament of Canada biography
- The Canadian men and women of the time : a handbook of Canadian biography, HJ Morgan (1898)
- "David Glass (1829-1906)". Manitoba Historical Society. Retrieved 2009-09-20.
- Johnson, J.K. (1968). The Canadian Directory of Parliament 1867-1967. Public Archives of Canada.
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