Fred Davis (politician)
Davis pictured in The Calgary Daily Herald, September 19, 1925
|Member of the Canadian Parliament|
for Calgary East
|Preceded by||William Irvine|
|Succeeded by||Herbert Bealey Adshead|
Alfred Thomas Davis|
March 26, 1868
July 24, 1945 (aged 77)|
|Spouse(s)||Margaret J. Davidson (1898–1914; her death)|
Alfred Thomas "Fred" Davis (March 26, 1868 – July 24, 1945) was a farmer and a politician on the federal and provincial level in Canada. He was born in 1868 in Mitchell, Ontario to William J. Davis and Tabitha Worth. He married Margaret Davidson in 1898.
Davis ran for a seat in the Legislative Assembly of Alberta in the 1917 Alberta general election as a Conservative. He defeated Liberal incumbent John Peter McArthur and former Governor of Kansas John Leedy in a hotly contested election.
Davis served one term in the Alberta Legislature before retiring from provincial politics in 1921.
Davis ran for the House of Commons of Canada in the 1925 Canadian federal election. He defeated incumbent Member of Parliament William Irvine. Davis was defeated a year later by Herbert Adshead in the 1926 Canadian federal election.
He died in Calgary after a long illness in 1945 and was buried in his hometown of Mitchell, Ontario.
- Legislative Assembly of Alberta Members Listing
- Fred Davis (politician) – Parliament of Canada biography
|Legislative Assembly of Alberta|
John Peter McArthur
| MLA Gleichen
|Parliament of Canada|
| Member of Parliament Calgary East
Herbert Bealey Adshead