|Member of the Canadian Parliament
|Preceded by||Joseph Featherston|
|Succeeded by||Samuel Charters|
|Senator for Peel, Ontario|
|Appointed by||Robert Borden|
December 8, 1857|
Vienna, Canada West
|Died||November 27, 1926
Born in Vienna, Canada West, the son of Isaac Blain and Mary Brodrick, Blain was a hardware merchant. In 1888, he married Hattie James. He was a member of the Brampton Town Council for ten years. He was also Reeve and Deputy Reeve of Brampton and Warden of Peel County. He was first elected to the Canadian House of Commons for the electoral district of Peel at the general elections of 1900. A Conservative, he was re-elected in 1904, 1908, and 1911. In 1917, he was summoned to the Senate of Canada representing the senatorial division of Peel, Ontario on the advice of Prime Minister Robert Borden. He served until his death in 1926 in Brampton.
- Richard Blain – Parliament of Canada biography
- The Canadian Parliament; biographical sketches and photo-engravures of the senators and members of the House of Commons of Canada. Being the tenth Parliament, elected November 3, 1904
- Johnson, J.K. (1968). The Canadian Directory of Parliament 1867-1967. Public Archives of Canada.
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