George Oscar Alcorn
|George Oscar Alcorn|
|Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Prince Edward
|Preceded by||William Varney Pettet|
|Succeeded by||Morley Currie|
May 3, 1850|
Lennoxville, Canada East
|Died||February 16, 1930
Born in Lennoxville, Canada East, the son of Thomas Coke Alcorn and Martha A. Bartlett, he was educated at the Toronto Grammar and Model Grammar Schools. A lawyer, he was admitted to the Bar in 1871 and was created a King's Counsel in 1890. He practiced law in Belleville, Ontario and Picton, Ontario. He was president of the Prince Edward Liberal-Conservative Association.
He was first elected to the Canadian House of Commons for the Ontario riding of Prince Edward in the 1900 federal election. A Conservative, he was re-elected in the 1904 election but was defeated in the 1908 election.
- The Canadian Parliament: Biographical Sketches and Photo-Engravures of the Senators and Members of the House of Commons of Canada
- Johnson, J.K. (1968). The Canadian Directory of Parliament 1867-1967. Public Archives of Canada.
- George Oscar Alcorn – Parliament of Canada biography
- The Canadian men and women of the time : a handbook of Canadian biography of living characters
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