Herbert Frederick Kergin

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Herbert Frederick Kergin (July 8, 1885[1] – August 28, 1954[2]) was a master mariner and political figure in British Columbia. He represented Atlin from 1920 to 1933 in the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia as Liberal.

He was born in St. Catharines, Ontario, the son of William Henry Kergin and Margaret Emmet, and was educated there, in Toronto and at Victoria University. In 1910, Kergin married Achsah Frances McCoskrie.[1] He was defeated by William James Asselstine when he ran for reelection in 1933.[3] Kergin died in New Westminster at the age of 68.[2]


  1. ^ a b Normandin, A L (1926). Canadian Parliamentary Guide 1926. 
  2. ^ a b "Vital Event Death Registration". BC Archives. Retrieved 2011-10-27. 
  3. ^ "Electoral History of British Columbia, 1871-1986" (PDF). Elections BC. Retrieved 2011-07-27.