Samuel Barker

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The Hon.
Samuel Barker
Samuel Barker.jpg
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Hamilton
In office
1900–1904
Serving with Francis Carmichael Bruce
Preceded by Andrew Trew Wood
Thomas Henry Macpherson
Succeeded by District was abolished in 1903
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Hamilton East
In office
1904–1917
Preceded by District was created in 1903
Succeeded by Sydney Chilton Mewburn
Personal details
Born (1839-05-25)May 25, 1839
Kingston, Upper Canada
Died June 26, 1915(1915-06-26) (aged 76)
Political party Conservative

Samuel Barker, PC (May 25, 1839 – June 26, 1915) was a Canadian parliamentarian and lawyer.

Barker was first elected to the Canadian House of Commons as the Conservative Member of Parliament for Hamilton, Ontario in the 1900 federal election after an unsuccessful attempt four years earlier. He was re-elected as the MP for Hamilton East in 1904 and remained in office for a total of almost fifteen years before dying in office at the age of 76 after winning four consecutive elections.[1]

He was appointed to the Queen's Privy Council for Canada on February 28, 1913 on the recommendation of Prime Minister Robert Borden.

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