Jeremiah Smith Boies De Veber

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Jeremiah Smith Boies De Veber
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Member of Parliament
for Saint John
In office
1873–1878
Preceded by Samuel Leonard Tilley
Succeeded by Samuel Leonard Tilley
Personal details
Born (1829-11-07)November 7, 1829
Saint John, New Brunswick
Died June 18, 1908(1908-06-18) (aged 78)
Saint John, New Brunswick
Political party Liberal Party of Canada
Spouse(s) Elizabeth Isley (m. 1856)
Profession businessman

Jeremiah Smith Boies De Veber (November 7, 1829 – June 18, 1908) was a Canadian politician and businessman.[1][2]

He was born in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. The son of L.H. De Veber, he was educated in Saint John and entered his father's mercantile firm. De Veber married Elizabeth Isley in 1856. He was a director of the Bank of New Brunswick and the Rivière-du-Loop Railway.[3]

He was elected to the Canadian House of Commons on December 1, 1873 as a Member of the Liberal Party of Canada to represent the riding of the City of St. John and re-elected on January 22, 1874 and defeated on September 17, 1878. He was a member of the Liberal Party caucus from December 1, 1873 to August 16, 1878.[1]

De Veber was also mayor of Saint John from 1885 to 1887[1] and served as treasurer for Saint John County from 1887 to 1908.[3]

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