Edmund Burke Wood

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Edmond Burke Wood
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Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Durham West
In office
1873–1874
Preceded by Edward Blake
Succeeded by Harvey William Burk
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Brant South
In office
1867–1872
Preceded by Riding established
Succeeded by William Paterson
Ontario MPP
In office
1867–1873
Preceded by Riding established
Succeeded by Arthur Sturgis Hardy
Constituency Brant South
Personal details
Born (1820-02-13)February 13, 1820
Fort Erie, Ontario
Died October 7, 1882(1882-10-07) (aged 62)
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Political party Liberal
Spouse(s) Jane Augusta Marter (m. 1855)
Children 6
Occupation Lawyer

Edmund Burke Wood (February 13, 1820 – October 7, 1882) was a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario for Brant South, and served as the first provincial treasurer of Ontario from 1867 to 1871 under Premier John Sandfield Macdonald. He also served as a federal Member of Parliament representing the electoral districts of Brant South and Durham West from 1867–1874 under Prime Minister Sir John A. Macdonald.

He later became Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Manitoba from 1874 to 1882. He died as Chief Justice in 1882.

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Political offices
Preceded by
None - new post or see Treasurer of the United Provinces of Canada
Provincial Treasurer of Ontario
1867–1871
Succeeded by
Adam Crooks