George Henry Barnard

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George Henry Barnard, QC (November 9, 1868 – January 13, 1954) was a Canadian lawyer and Conservative politician.

Born in Victoria, British Columbia, the son of Francis Jones Barnard and Ellen Stillman, Barnard was educated at Trinity College School in Port Hope, Ontario and qualified for the bar, entering practice in Victoria. He was appointed King's Counsel in 1907.

In 1902 he was elected to Victoria's city council as an alderman, and from 1904 to 1905 was mayor. He represented Victoria City in the Canadian House of Commons for two terms from 1908 to 1917. He was then appointed to the Senate, where he served until retiring in 1945.

His brother Sir Frank Stillman Barnard was also a MP, who would become Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia.

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Parliament of Canada
Preceded by
William Templeman
Member of Parliament from Victoria City
1908-1917
Succeeded by
Simon Fraser Tolmie