Eric McKay

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Eric McKay
Member of Parliament
for Weyburn
In office
June 1945 – June 1949
Preceded by Thomas Clement Douglas
Succeeded by riding dissolved
Personal details
Born Eric Bowness McKay
(1899-11-26)26 November 1899
Summerside, Prince Edward Island
Died 20 February 1994(1994-02-20) (aged 94)
Regina, Saskatchewan
Political party Co-operative Commonwealth Federation
Spouse(s) Lydia Lang Gibson
m. 29 September 1923[1]
Profession principal, teacher

Eric Bowness McKay (26 November 1899 – 20 February 1994) was a Co-operative Commonwealth Federation member of the Canadian House of Commons. He was born in Summerside, Prince Edward Island and became a principal and teacher by career. He was also a school principal at Radville, Saskatchewan from 1925 to 1941.[1]

He was first elected to Parliament at the Weyburn riding in the 1945 general election. After serving his only federal term, and after a change in electoral districts, the 20th Canadian Parliament, he was defeated in the 1949 federal election at Maple Creek riding by Irvin Studer of the Liberal party.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Normandin, G. Pierre (1947). Canadian Parliamentary Guide. 

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