Frederick Clayton Casselman
|Frederick C. Casselman|
|Member of Parliament
for Edmonton East
|Preceded by||Orvis A. Kennedy|
|Succeeded by||Cora Taylor Casselman|
October 2, 1885|
Helmsville, Montana, U.S.
|Died||March 20, 1941
Westmorland County, New Brunswick
|Political party||Liberal Party of Canada|
Lieutenant Frederick Clayton Casselman (October 2, 1885 – March 20, 1941) was a soldier, barrister, teacher, as well as a Canadian municipal and federal level politician.
Casselman served a long career as an Edmonton municipal politician, he served as a Public School Trustee from 1928 to 1937. In 1937 he resigned his Trustee seat and ran for Alderman winning a seat. He held his Aldermanic post until he resigned in 1940 to run for the Canadian House of Commons.
Casselman ran in the 1940 Canadian federal election in the Edmonton East as a candidate for the Liberal Party of Canada. He defeated incumbent Member of Parliament Orvis A. Kennedy. Casselman died a year into his 1st term in office on March 20, 1941, at age 55. His wife Cora Taylor Casselman won election in his place in the subsequent by-election.
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