Henry Archer Ekers

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Henry Archer Ekers
Henry Archer Ekers, on cover of Album Universel, February 1906
28th Mayor of Montreal
In office
Preceded by Hormidas Laporte
Succeeded by Louis Payette
Constituency Saint-Laurent
Personal details
Born 18 September 1855
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Died 31 January 1937(1937-01-31) (aged 81)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Profession Business magnate, brewing

Henry Archer Ekers (18 September 1855 – 31 January 1937) was a Canadian industrialist and politician, the Mayor of Montreal, Quebec between 1906 and 1908. He ran unsuccessfully for the Canadian House of Commons as a Conservative in 1900 and 1908.[1]


Ekers' parents were both born in England. Relocated to Montreal, his father became a brewery owner, working from St. Lawrence Boulevard.

He was educated at the Montreal Collegiate School before joining his father's company, Ekers Brewery. Ekers eventually founded National Breweries Limited.

Political career[edit]

Ekers represented the St. Lawrence ward on Montreal city council.



  1. ^ Wilkins, Robert N. (16 November 2012). "The last anglophone mayor of Montreal: not who you might think". The Gazette. Montreal. Archived from the original on 20 November 2012. Retrieved 16 November 2012. 

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