Patrick Baskerville

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Patrick Baskerville (born November 1833) was an Ontario businessman and political figure. He represented the riding of Ottawa in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1879 to 1886 as a Conservative member.

He was born in Ballyrusheen, County Tipperary, Ireland in 1833, the son of George Baskerville, a farmer, and came to Bytown with his family in 1847. Baskerville worked at farming and the timber trade, before becoming a clerk with the Bytown and Prescott Railway in 1854. In 1862, he became a merchant, selling groceries. His three brothers joined the business as partners in 1870.

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