Edward H. Hinchey

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Edward H. Hinchey
Mayor of Ottawa
In office
Preceded by Charles Hopewell
Succeeded by James A. Ellis
Personal details
Born March 7, 1872
Died July 14, 1936
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Edward H. Hinchey (March 7, 1872 – July 14, 1936) was mayor of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada in 1912.[1]

Hinchey worked in the weights and measures department of the federal government. He was first elected to city council in 1909. He replaced Charles Hopewell as mayor for a short period between June 21 and July 2 in 1912.

He died in Ottawa in 1936 when he was hit by a car while returning home. He was buried in Beechwood Cemetery.


  1. ^ Dave Mullington "Chain of Office: Biographic Sketches of Ottawa's Mayors (1847-1948)" (Renfrew, Ontario: General Store Publishing House, 2005)
  • Chain of Office: Biographical Sketches of the Early Mayors of Ottawa (1847-1948), Dave Mullington (ISBN 1-897113-17-X)
Preceded by
Charles Hopewell
Mayor of Ottawa
Succeeded by
James A. Ellis