Robert MacLellan (politician)

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Robert MacLellan
Member of Parliament
for Inverness—Richmond
In office
March 1958 – June 1962
Preceded byAllan MacEachen
Succeeded byAllan MacEachen
Personal details
Robert Simpson MacLellan

(1925-07-02)2 July 1925
Sydney, Nova Scotia
Died15 January 2011(2011-01-15) (aged 85)
Ottawa, Ontario
Political partyProgressive Conservative
Spouse(s)Margaret (née MacDonald)

Robert Simpson MacLellan (2 July 1925 – 15 January 2011) was a Progressive Conservative party member of the House of Commons of Canada. He was born in Sydney, Nova Scotia and became a lawyer by career.

After an unsuccessful campaign in the 1957 federal election unseat Inverness—Richmond Liberal incumbent Allan MacEachen, MacLellan won the seat in the 1958 general election. MacLellan served one term before MacEachen regained the riding in the 1962 election.

MacLellan contracted lung cancer and died in Ottawa at age 85.[1]


  1. ^ "Obituary: Robert MacLellan". Cape Breton Post. 17 January 2011. Retrieved 4 April 2011.

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