Gordon Purdy

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Gordon Purdy
Member of Parliament
for Colchester—Hants
In office
October 1935 – June 1945
Preceded by riding created
Succeeded by Frank Thomas Stanfield
Member of Parliament
for Colchester—Hants
In office
August 1953 – June 1957
Preceded by Frank Thomas Stanfield
Succeeded by Cyril Kennedy
Personal details
Born Gordon Timlin Purdy
(1888-07-01)1 July 1888
East Amherst, Nova Scotia
Died 22 December 1974(1974-12-22) (aged 86)
Political party Liberal
Profession lumber merchant

Gordon Timlin Purdy (1 July 1888 – 22 December 1974) was a Liberal party member of the Canadian House of Commons. He was born in East Amherst, Nova Scotia and became a lumber merchant by career.

He was first elected to Parliament at the Colchester—Hants riding in the 1935 general election then re-elected there in 1940. Purdy was defeated in the 1945 election by Frank Thomas Stanfield. When Stanfield left federal politics, Purdy won Colchester—Hants in the 1953 election. After serving his final House of Commons term, the 22nd Canadian Parliament, Purdy was defeated by Cyril Kennedy of the Progressive Conservative party in the 1957 election.


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