Duncan McArthur (Canadian politician)
|Preceded by||Leonard Simpson|
|Succeeded by||George Graham Johnston|
|Died||July 20, 1943
Grand Bend, Ontario
Duncan McArthur (1885 – July 20, 1943) was an archivist, educator, civil servant and political figure in Ontario. He represented Simcoe Centre from 1940 to 1943 in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario as a Liberal.
Born in Dutton, Ontario, McArthur was educated in Dutton, at Queen's University and at Osgoode Hall. He worked at the Dominion Archives of Canada from 1907 to 1912. In 1915, he was called to the Ontario bar and practised law in Toronto for two years. From 1919 to 1922, he was assistant general manager for a trust company. In 1920, McArthur married Floy Lawson. In 1922, he joined the history department at Queen's University, later serving as department head. In 1934, he became Ontario's Deputy Minister of Education.
|Provincial Government of Mitchell Hepburn|
|Cabinet Post (1)|
|Leonard Simpson||Minister of Education
He was the author of several textbooks and contributed to the Cambridge History of the British Empire.
- "McArthur, Duncan (1885-1943)". Queen's Encyclopedia. Queen's University. Retrieved 2012-10-12.
- "Hon. D. McArthur Dies Suddenly, 58". Montreal Gazette. July 21, 1943. p. 12. Retrieved 2012-10-12.
- "Duncan McArthur, MPP". Past & Present MPPs. Legislative Library of Ontario. Retrieved 2012-10-12.
- "Duncan Mcarthur New Minister Of Ontario Education". Ottawa Citizen. August 22, 1940. p. 11. Retrieved 2012-10-12.