George Henry Stokes

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George Henry Stokes
Member of Parliament
for Hastings South
In office
March 1940 – April 1949
Preceded by Charles Alexander Cameron
Succeeded by Frank Follwell
Personal details
Born George Henry Stokes
(1876-06-22)22 June 1876
Rawdon Township, Ontario
Died 19 April 1959(1959-04-19) (aged 82)
Political party National Government
Progressive Conservative
Spouse(s) Florence Craig
m. 22 February 1905[1]
Profession breeder, farmer

George Henry Stokes (22 June 1876 – 19 April 1959) was a National Government and Progressive Conservative party member of the Canadian House of Commons. He was born in Rawdon Township, Ontario and became a breeder of Ayrshire cattle and a farmer by career.[1]

He became the clerk for Hungerford Township from 1901 to 1915, then became the township's reeve from 1927 to 1931. He served as sheriff for Hastings County from 1931 until 1935.[1]

He was first elected to Parliament at the Hastings South riding in the 1940 general election under the National Government party banner, then re-elected in 1945 general election as a Progressive Conservative. Stokes did not seek re-election in 1949 general election.


  1. ^ a b c Normandin, G. Pierre (1947). Canadian Parliamentary Guide. 

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