George Forbes (Canadian politician)

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George Forbes (November 25, 1840 – December 17, 1925[1]) was a merchant and political figure in Prince Edward Island. He represented 4th Queens in the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island from 1886 to 1904 and from 1915 to 1919 as a Liberal member.

He was born in Hilsboro River, Prince Edward Island, the son of Malcolm Forbes. Forbes served as postmaster for Vernon Bridge where he also operated a store and shipping business. In 1877, he married Jessie Isabella Stewart. Forbes also served on the Board of Education.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Weeks, Blair (2002). Minding the House: A Biographical Guide to Prince Edward Island MLAs. Acorn Press. ISBN 1-894838-01-7.