Peter Talbot (politician)

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The Hon.
Peter Talbot
Member of the Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories for Lacombe
In office
1902–1904
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Strathcona
In office
1904–1906
Succeeded by Wilbert McIntyre
Senator for Alberta, Alberta
In office
1906–1919
Appointed by Wilfrid Laurier
Personal details
Born (1854-03-30)March 30, 1854
Eramosa, Canada West
Died December 6, 1919(1919-12-06) (aged 65)
Political party Liberal

Peter Talbot (March 30, 1854 – December 6, 1919) was a Canadian parliamentarian.

Born in Eramosa, Canada West (now Ontario), he moved to Fort Macleod, Alberta, in 1890 to teach school. In 1892, he moved to Lacombe, Alberta, to homestead and raise cattle.

In 1902 he was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Northwest Territories and served until 1904. In 1904, he was elected to the Canadian House of Commons for the riding of Strathcona as a Liberal. In 1906, he was appointed to the Senate representing the senatorial division of Alberta. He died in office in 1919.

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