Edmond Baird Ryckman

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The Hon.

Edmond Baird Ryckman
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Toronto East
In office
Preceded byAlbert Edward Kemp
Succeeded byThomas Langton Church
Personal details
Born(1866-04-15)April 15, 1866
Huntingdon, Canada East
DiedJanuary 11, 1934(1934-01-11) (aged 67)
Political partyConservative
CabinetMinister of Public Works (1926)
Minister of National Revenue (1930–1933)

Edmond Baird Ryckman, PC (April 15, 1866 – January 11, 1934) was a Canadian politician.

His father, E.B. Ryckman, was a Methodist minister. He was educated at Brantford Collegiate Institute, the University of Toronto, and Osgoode Hall.[1]

Born in Huntingdon,[1] Canada East, he was first elected to the House of Commons of Canada for the riding of Toronto East in the 1921 federal election. A Conservative, he was re-elected in 1925, 1926, and 1930.

In 1926, he was the Minister of Public Works in the short lived cabinet of Arthur Meighen; when he accepted the post he resigned his position as president of the Dunlop Tire and Rubber Goods Company.[1]

From 1930 to 1933, he was the Minister of National Revenue.


  1. ^ a b c "EDMUND B. RYCKMAN BARRISTER, IS DEAD; Former Canadian Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament Since 1921" (PDF). New York Times. 12 January 1934. Retrieved 6 April 2019.

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