Robert McAllister (politician)

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Robert McAllister
MLA for St. John County
In office
1931 to 1960
Personal details
Born (1876-01-09)January 9, 1876
Saint John, New Brunswick
Died October 10, 1963(1963-10-10) (aged 87)
Saint John, New Brunswick
Political party Conservative Party of New Brunswick

Robert McAllister (January 9, 1876 – October 10, 1963) was a businessman and politician in New Brunswick, Canada. He represented St. John County in the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick as a Conservative member from 1931 to 1960.

He was the son of James McAllister and Jessie Main, both of Scottish origin. In 1902, McAllister married a Miss Humphrey. He was a dyer and cleaner. McAllister served as county warden. He was a member of the Knights of Pythias. He was first elected to the provincial assembly in an 1931 by-election held after John M. Baxter was appointed a judge. He died in 1963 of arteriosclerosis.[1]

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  • Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1948, PG Normandin