George Hugh Castleden

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George Hugh Castleden
Member of Parliament
for Yorkton
In office
March 1940 – June 1949
Preceded by George Washington McPhee
Succeeded by Alan Carl Stewart
Member of Parliament
for Yorkton
In office
August 1953 – March 1958
Preceded by Alan Carl Stewart
Succeeded by Gordon Drummond Clancy
Personal details
Born George Hugh Castleden
(1895-07-23)23 July 1895
Moosomin, Northwest Territories
Died 25 April 1969(1969-04-25) (aged 73)
Political party Co-operative Commonwealth Federation
Profession teacher

George Hugh Castleden (23 July 1895 – 25 April 1969) was a Co-operative Commonwealth Federation member of the Canadian House of Commons. He was born in Moosomin, Northwest Territories and became a teacher by career.

He was first elected at the Yorkton riding in the 1940 general election then re-elected in 1945. In the 1949 election he was defeated by Alan Carl Stewart of the Liberal party.

Stewart did not seek another term in Yorkton, allowing Castleden to unseat the new Liberal candidate Patrick Sheehan O'Dwyer in the 1953 election. Castleden won a consecutive re-election in 1957, but was defeated by Gordon Drummond Clancy of the Progressive Conservative party in the 1958 election.


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