Kenneth Hubert Fogarty

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Kenneth Hubert Fogarty
Mayor of Ottawa
In office
Preceded by Donald Bartlett Reid
Succeeded by Pierre Benoit (Ottawa mayor)
Personal details
Born 1923
Died 14 January 1989
Political party Ontario Liberal Party

Kenneth Hubert "Ken" Fogarty, MA, LL.M, QC (1923 – 14 January 1989) was Mayor of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, from 1970 to 1972 and afterwards an Ontario district court judge until his death.

Fogarty was born in Ottawa, where he earned Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees at the University of Ottawa. He became a lawyer in 1950 after graduating from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1948. He returned to the University of Ottawa to study for his Master of Laws degree in French which he attained in 1969.

He ran for the Ontario Liberal Party in the riding of Ottawa South in the 1951 and 1955 provincial elections, losing both times. He represented Queensboro Ward on Ottawa City Council from 1961 to 1965. He then served on the Ottawa Board of Control from 1965 to 1970.

He died aged 65 in an Ottawa hospital due to cardiac failure.


  • "Kessel, John and Upton, Sean (16 January 1989). "Ex-mayor of Ottawa dies". Ottawa Citizen. p. C2. 
  • "Birth and Death Notices". The Globe and Mail. 17 January 1989. p. C7. 
Preceded by
Lon Campbell, Ken Workman
Alderman from Queensboro Ward
With Ken Workman
Succeeded by
Harold Waddell, Ken Workman