Frank Rickard

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Frank Rickard
Member of Parliament
for Durham
In office
October 1935 – June 1945
Preceded by Fred Wellington Bowen
Succeeded by Charles Elwood Stephenson
Personal details
Born Wilbert Franklin Rickard
(1884-01-07)7 January 1884
Clarke Township, Ontario
Died 19 January 1975(1975-01-19) (aged 91)
Political party Liberal
Spouse(s) Staples
m. 13 September 1911
Clara E. Moffat
m. 9 September 1936[1]
Profession farmer

Wilbert Franklin (Frank) Rickard (7 January 1884 – 19 January 1975) was a Liberal party member of the Canadian House of Commons. He was born in Clarke Township, Ontario and became a farmer by career.

Rickard attended public and secondary schools at Newcastle. He served as a regional reeve for Clarke Township, Ontario and in 1933 was warden for Northmberland and Dufferin.[1]

He was first elected to Parliament at the Durham riding in the 1935 general election and re-elected there in 1940. Rickard was defeated by Charles Elwood Stephenson of the Progressive Conservative party in the 1945 election.


  1. ^ a b Normandin, A. L. (1941). The Canadian Parliamentary Guide. 

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