Edward Lockyer

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Edward Russell Lockyer
Member of Parliament
for Trinity
In office
March 1958 – October 1958
Preceded by Stanley Haidasz
Succeeded by Paul Hellyer
Personal details
Born (1899-12-25)25 December 1899
Manitoulin Island, Ontario
Died 5 October 1958(1958-10-05) (aged 58)
Toronto, Ontario
Political party Progressive Conservative
Spouse(s) Elsie Fausett[1]
Profession Fuel dealer
Religion Reorganized Church of Latter Day Saints[1]

Edward Russell Lockyer (25 December 1899 - 5 October 1958) was a Progressive Conservative party member of the Canadian House of Commons. He was born in rural Manitoulin Island, Ontario.

In 1918, he moved to Toronto and entered the clothing business, but switched industries by 1929, creating a fuel company. He eventually became president of Northern Fuel and Automatic Heating Ltd. He also joined the Bedford Masonic Lodge.[1]

Lockyer was elected at the Trinity riding in the March 1958 general election and served for several months in the 24th Canadian Parliament when died in Toronto on October 1958. He was stricken with heart disease while viewing a telecast of the fourth game of the 1958 World Series.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "Edward R. Lockyer / New MP for Trinity Also School Trustee". The Globe and Mail. 6 October 1958. p. 5. 

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