Henry Mullins

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The Hon.

Henry Alfred Mullins
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Member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba for Russell
In office
1899–1903
Preceded byJames Fisher
Succeeded byW. J. Doig
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Marquette
In office
1926–1930
Preceded byThomas Crerar
Succeeded byJames Allison Glen
Senator for Marquette, Manitoba
In office
1935–1950
Appointed byR. B. Bennett
Personal details
Born(1861-08-27)August 27, 1861
Owestry, England
DiedJuly 8, 1952(1952-07-08) (aged 90)
Political partyConservative
Other political
affiliations
Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba

Henry Alfred Mullins (August 27, 1861 – July 8, 1952) was a Canadian exporter, farmer, and politician.

Born in Oswestry, England, the son of James and Margaret Mullins, Mullins was educated in Lindsay, Ontario. In 1899, he was elected as the Conservative candidate to the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba for the electoral district of Russell. During World War I, he was a Colonel, Inspector of Supplies and Transport. He was first elected to the House of Commons of Canada for the Manitoba electoral district of Marquette in the 1925 federal election. A Conservative, he was defeated in the 1926 federal election. He was elected again in the 1930 election. In 1935, he was summoned to the Senate of Canada for the senatorial division of Marquette, Manitoba on the advice of Prime Minister R. B. Bennett. He retired in 1950.

A Methodist, he married Annie M. Langrill in 1885. They had two daughters.

References[edit]

  • Henry Mullins – Parliament of Canada biography
  • "Henry Alfred Mullins". Manitoba Historical Society.