Francis Edwin Kilvert

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Francis Edwin Kilvert (December 17, 1838 – August 21, 1910) was a lawyer and mayor of Hamilton, Ontario from 1877-1878.

Born in Hamilton Township, Northumberland County, Upper Canada, the son of Richard Kilvert, he was educated in Cobourg. In 1863, he married Fanny Young Cory. Kilvert was called to the bar in 1867 and set up practice in Hamilton.[1] After he retired from politics in 1887, Kilvert served as customs collector at Hamilton.[2]


Parliament of Canada
Preceded by
Aemilius Irving
Andrew Trew Wood
Member of Parliament for Hamilton
with Thomas Robertson

Succeeded by
Adam Brown
Alexander McKay