Raymond Elmer Anderson

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Raymond Elmer Anderson
Member of Parliament
for Norfolk
In office
1949 – 1953
Preceded by Theobald Butler Barrett
In office
1953 – 1957
Succeeded by John Evans Knowles
Personal details
Born July 7, 1891
Waterford, Ontario, Canada
Died August 6, 1970(1970-08-06) (aged 79)
Hagersville, Ontario
Political party Liberal
Spouse(s) Mrs. Hattie Anderson (daughter of Elijah Hellyer and Jeannette Pettit)
Residence Villa Nova, Norfolk County, Ontario
Profession Farmer and Entrepreneur
Religion Baptist

Raymond Elmer Anderson (July 7, 1891 – August 6, 1970) was a Canadian politician elected to the Canadian House of Commons in 1949 and 1953 as a member of the Liberal Party representing the riding of Norfolk. Anderson served as a member of parliament for 12 years. Anderson also ran as an independent for Norfolk in the elections of 1957 and 1958. Prior to his federal political career, he was elected as a councillor to Norfolk County, Ontario in 1930 and became reeve for Townsend Township, Ontario in 1932.

Anderson also served as the Chairman of the Ontario Berry and Vegetable Growers Marketing Board and was a founding member and manager of the Norfolk Berry Growers Association.

Anderson was the son of John Anderson II and Rhoda Churchill, also of Norfolk County and were United Empire Loyalists.

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