Hayden Stanton

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Hayden Stanton
Member of Parliament
for Leeds
In office
August 1953 – December 1960
Preceded by George Fulford
Succeeded by John Matheson
Personal details
Born (1898-09-13)13 September 1898
Crosley, Ontario
Died 7 December 1960(1960-12-07) (aged 62)
Kingston, Ontario
Political party Progressive Conservative
Profession farmer

Hayden Stanton (13 September 1898 – 7 December 1960) was a Progressive Conservative party member of the Canadian House of Commons. He was born in Crosley, Ontario and became a dairy farmer by career.[1]

He was first elected at the Leeds riding in the 1953 general election and re-elected for successive terms in the 1957 and 1958 elections.

Stanton died in Kingston, Ontario on 7 December 1960 where he was in hospital following stomach surgery, during his term in the 24th Canadian Parliament.[1] John Matheson of the Liberal party succeeded him at Leeds in a May 1961 by-election.


  1. ^ a b The Canadian Press (9 December 1960). "Hayden Stanton / Leeds MP Expert Dairy Farmer". The Globe and Mail. p. 11. 

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