Edward Dodsley Barrow

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Edward Dodsley Barrow
Member of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia for Chilliwack
In office
Preceded by District created
Succeeded by William Atkinson
In office
Preceded by William Atkinson
Succeeded by Leslie Harvey Eyres
Personal details
Born (1867-09-29)September 29, 1867
Ringwood, Hampshire, England
Died December 28, 1956(1956-12-28) (aged 89)
Sardis, British Columbia

Edward Dodsley Barrow (September 29, 1867 – December 28, 1956) was a Canadian politician.

Born in Ringwood, Hampshire, England, the son of Stephen and Sarah (Barnes) Barrow, Barrow emigrated to Chilliwack, British Columbia in 1892. A farmer, he was President of the Chilliwack Creamery Association and President of the Fraser Valley Milk Producers' Association. He served as Councillor of the Township of Chilliwack. In 1916, he was first elected to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia as the Liberal candidate for the electoral district of Chilliwack. In 1918, he was appointed Minister of Agriculture in the cabinet of John Oliver. He died in 1956.[1]