Nathaniel Clarke Wallace

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Nathaniel Clarke Wallace
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Member of the Canadian Parliament
for York West
In office
Preceded by David Blain
Succeeded by Archibald Campbell
Personal details
Born (1844-05-21)May 21, 1844
Burwick (Woodbridge), Upper Canada
Died October 8, 1901(1901-10-08) (aged 57)
Woodbridge, Ontario
Political party Conservative
Children Thomas George Wallace
Cabinet Controller of Customs (1892-1895)
Committees Chair, Standing Committee on Public Accounts (1891)
Chair, Select Committee on Alleged Combinations in Manufactures, Trade and Insurance in Canada (1888)

Nathaniel Clarke Wallace (May 21, 1844 – October 8, 1901) was a Canadian politician and Orangeman.

Born in Woodbridge, Ontario, the third son of the Nathanael Wallace and Ann Wallace, natives of County Sligo, Ireland, who came to Canada in 1834 and 1833 respectively. He was educated in Woodbridge Public School and at the Weston Grammar School. He is a merchant and flour miller. He was Reeve of Vaughan from 1874 to 1879, and was Warden of the County of York in 1878.

He was elected as the Liberal-Conservative candidate to the Canadian House of Commons for York West in 1878, 1882, 1887, 1891, 1896, and 1900. He was Controller of Customs of Canada from 1892 until 1895.

He was Grand Master of the Loyal Orange Association of British America and was President of the Triennial Council of the Orangemen of the World.

He died while in office in 1901.