Edward Arthur Lancaster

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Edward Arthur Lancaster
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Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Lincoln and Niagara
In office
1900–1904
Preceded by William Gibson
Succeeded by District was abolished
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Lincoln
In office
1904–1916
Preceded by District was created
Succeeded by James Dew Chaplin
Personal details
Born (1860-09-22)September 22, 1860
London, England
Died January 4, 1916(1916-01-04) (aged 55)
St. Catharines, Ontario
Political party Conservative

Edward Arthur Lancaster (September 22, 1860 – January 4, 1916) was a Canadian politician.[1]

Born in London, England,[1] Lancaster was educated at the Public and High Schools of London, Ontario and at Osgoode Hall. He practised law in St. Catharines. In 1885, he married Mary H.C. Pettit.[2] A lawyer by profession, he was first returned to Parliament in the general elections of 1900 for the Ontario electoral district of Lincoln and Niagara.[3] A Conservative, he was re-elected in 1904, 1908, and 1911. He died in office in 1916[1] in St. Catharines.[2]

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