George Washington Stephens, Jr.
|George Washington Stephens|
|Member of the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for Montréal division no. 4|
|Preceded by||James Cochrane|
|Succeeded by||John Thomas Finnie|
August 3, 1866|
Montreal, Canada East
|Died||February 6, 1942
Los Angeles, California
|Alma mater||McGill University
University of Geneva
University of Marburg
University of Hanover
George Washington Stephens (3 August 1866 – 6 February 1942) was a Canadian politician.
Born in Montreal, the son of George Washington Stephens and Elizabeth McIntosh, Stephens was educated at Montreal High School, McGill University, the University of Geneva, University of Marburg, and the University of Hanover. He worked with the firm of Steidtman & Company; J. and H. Taylor; and Thomas Robertson & Company, Limited. He was an administrator of his father's estate starting in 1902. He was president of the Canadian Rubber Company of Montreal and vice-president of the Canadian Consolidated Rubber Company Limited.
He was elected as the Liberal candidate by acclamation to the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for the electoral district of Montréal division no. 4 in a 1905 by-election. He did not run in the 1908 election. From 1907 to 1912, he was president of the Montreal Harbor Commission.
In 1898, he joined the Montreal Third Field Battery. He was promoted to major in 1902 and retired with the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel.
He died in Los Angeles, California in 1942 and was buried in Montreal.