Edward Borron

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Edward Barnes Borron
Edward Barnes Borron.jpg
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Algoma
In office
1874–1878
Preceded by John Beverley Robinson
Succeeded by Simon James Dawson
Personal details
Born (1820-12-06)December 6, 1820
Woolden Hall, near Warrington, England
Died April 23, 1915(1915-04-23) (aged 94)
Toronto, Ontario
Political party Liberal

Edward Barnes Borron (December 6, 1820 – April 23, 1915) was a Canadian politician. He represented the electoral district of Algoma in the Canadian House of Commons from 1874 to 1878. He was a member of the Liberal Party.

The son of John Arthur Borron and Mary Geddes, he was educated at Lancashire, Newcastle upon Tyne and the University of Edinburgh before entering work in his father's mines in Lanarkshire. In 1842, he became general manager. Borron came to Upper Canada in 1850, working in Michigan before becoming general manager for the Montreal Mining Company's operation at Bruce Mines. He married Marie-Edesse Février dit Laramée in 1854. In 1858, he returned to Scotland but came back to the Sault Ste. Marie area in 1862. From 1869 to 1873, he was crown lands agent and mining inspector for the province in the Lake Superior division. In 1879, he was named stipendiary magistrate for the northern Nipissing district. He retired to Toronto in 1904.

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