Earl Wallace Urquhart

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The Hon.
Earl Wallace Urquhart
Senator for Inverness-Richmond, Nova Scotia
In office
February 24, 1966 – August 17, 1971
Appointed by Lester B. Pearson
Member of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly for Richmond
In office
1949–1963
Preceded by Lauchlin Daniel Currie
Succeeded by Gerald Doucet
Nova Scotia Opposition Leader
In office
1960–1962
Preceded by Henry Hicks
Succeeded by Peter M. Nicholson
Personal details
Born (1921-02-22)22 February 1921
West Bay, Nova Scotia
Died 17 August 1971(1971-08-17) (aged 50)
Political party Liberal
Other political
affiliations
Nova Scotia Liberal Party
Occupation teacher

Earl Wallace Urquhart (22 February 1921 – 17 August 1971) was a Canadian lawyer and Senator.

Born in West Bay, Nova Scotia, he was elected to the Nova Scotia House of Assembly for Richmond in an 1949 by-election held after Lauchlin Daniel Currie was named to the bench. He served as a member of the assembly from 1949 to 1963. From 1960 to 1962, he was the House Leader. He was Leader of the Nova Scotia Liberal Party from 1962 to 1965.

Urquhart served in the Canadian Infantry Corps and the Royal Canadian Air Force during World War II.

He was summoned to the Senate on 24 February 1966 on the recommendation of Lester B. Pearson. A Liberal, he represented the senatorial division of Inverness-Richmond in the province of Nova Scotia until his death at the age of 50.

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