Emerson Coatsworth

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Emerson Coatsworth, Jr.
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33rd Mayor of Toronto
In office
Preceded by Thomas Urquhart
Succeeded by Joseph Oliver
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Toronto East
In office
Preceded by John Small
Succeeded by John Ross Robertson
Personal details
Born (1854-03-09)March 9, 1854
Toronto, Canada West
Died May 11, 1943(1943-05-11) (aged 89)
Political party Conservative

Emerson Coatsworth, Jr. (March 9, 1854 – May 11, 1943) was a Canadian lawyer and politician. He was also a member of the Orange Order in Canada.

Born in Toronto, Coatsworth was educated at the public schools, and studied privately for matriculation into the Law Society. Afterwards he attended Osgoode Hall Law School, and graduated in law in University of Toronto in 1886. A practicing lawyer, he was elected to the Canadian House of Commons for the riding of Toronto East in the 1891 federal election. A Conservative, he was defeated in the 1896 election by Independent Conservative John Ross Robertson. In 1904, he was elected an alderman for the Toronto City Council. From 1906 to 1907, he was the 33rd Mayor of Toronto.


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