Joseph Elijah Armstrong

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Joseph Elijah Armstrong
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Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Lambton East
In office
1904–1921
Preceded byOliver Simmons
Succeeded byBurt Wendell Fansher
In office
1925–1926
Preceded byBurt Wendell Fansher
Succeeded byBurt Wendell Fansher
Personal details
Born(1866-11-09)November 9, 1866
York County, Canada West
DiedJanuary 31, 1931(1931-01-31) (aged 64)
Political partyConservative

Joseph Elijah Armstrong (November 9, 1866 – January 31, 1931) was a Canadian politician.

Born in York County, Canada West, Armstrong was educated in National School of Elocution and Oratory in Philadelphia, PA. An oil producer, a manufacturer and farmer, he first ran unsuccessfully as the Protestant Protective Association candidate for the House of Commons of Canada in the electoral district of Lambton East in the 1896 federal election. Switching to the Conservative Party, he was elected in a 1904 by-election. He served from 1904 to 1921 and from 1925 to 1926.

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