Robert Deachman

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Robert J. Deachman
Member of Parliament
for Huron North
In office
October 1935 – March 1940
Preceded byGeorge Spotton
Succeeded byElston Cardiff
Personal details
Robert John Deachman

(1878-12-15)15 December 1878
Howick Township, Ontario, Canada
Died17 February 1955(1955-02-17) (aged 76)
Political partyLiberal
Spouse(s)Elizabeth Grant
m. 15 June 1910[1]

Robert John Deachman (15 December 1878 – 17 February 1955) was a Liberal party member of the House of Commons of Canada. He was born in Howick Township, Ontario and became a journalist.

Deachman attended the Ontario Agricultural College and attained a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture degree.[1]

He was first elected to Parliament at the Huron North riding in the 1935 general election. After completing one term, the 18th Canadian Parliament, Deachman was defeated in the 1940 election by Elston Cardiff.

Deachman authored various works such as Tory Markets (c. 1935, Dadson-Merrill Press), The transportation Muddle and the Way Out (c. 1919, Western Canada Publishing) and The Wheat Board Fallacy (c. 1919, Western Canada Publishing).[2] Deachman also contributed a preface to Frédéric Bastiat's book Economic Fallacies.


  1. ^ a b Normandin, A.L. (1936). Canadian Parliamentary Guide.
  2. ^ Deachman, Robert John (c. 1919). "The Wheat Board Fallacy". Calgary: The Western Canada Publishing Co. Retrieved 21 August 2009. Archived at University of Alberta Libraries.

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