George Read (Ontario politician)

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George Read
George Read
Source: Library and Archives Canada
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario for Peterborough East
In office
Personal details
Born (1819-08-13)August 13, 1819
Augusta Township, Upper Canada
Died March 29, 1903(1903-03-29) (aged 83)
Otonabee Township, Ontario
Political party Conservative

George Read (August 13, 1819 – March 29, 1903) was an Ontario businessman and political figure. He represented Peterborough East in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario as a Conservative member from 1867 to 1874.

He was born in Augusta Township in Upper Canada in 1819, the son of United Empire Loyalists who settled in Grenville County. He served as clerk and treasurer for Otonabee Township. He died there in 1903.[1]


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