Herman Maxwell Batten

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Herman Maxwell Batten

Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Humber—St. George's
In office
1953 – 1968
Preceded byWilliam Richard Kent
Succeeded byRiding abolished in 1966 and it was redistributed into Burin—Burgeo and Humber—St. George's—St. Barbe ridings
Personal details
Born(1909-08-04)August 4, 1909
Bareneed, Conception Bay, Newfoundland
DiedOctober 17, 1991(1991-10-17) (aged 82)
Political partyLiberal
Occupationschool principal, teacher
WebsiteParliament of Canada biography

Herman Maxwell Batten (August 4, 1909 – October 17, 1991) was a Canadian politician, school principal and teacher.

Born in Bareneed, Conception Bay, Newfoundland, he was elected to the House of Commons of Canada in 1953 as a Member of the Liberal Party to represent the riding of Humber—St. George's and re-elected in the elections of 1957, 1958, 1962, 1963, 1965 and he was defeated in the election of 1968 in the riding of Humber—St. George's—St. Barbe. He was Deputy Chair of Committees of the Whole between 1963 and 1965 and Chairperson of the Special Committee on a Canadian flag. He was Deputy Speaker and Chairman of Committees of the Whole of the House of Commons between 1966 and 1968.