Stan Farquhar

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Stan Farquhar
Ontario MPP
In office
1963–1971
Preceded by John Fullerton
Succeeded by John Lane
Constituency Algoma—Manitoulin
Personal details
Born (1916-02-24)February 24, 1916
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
Died May 30, 1992(1992-05-30) (aged 76)
Vancouver Island, British Columbia
Political party Liberal
Spouse(s) Catherine May Reid
Occupation Manager

Stanley William "Stan" Farquhar (February 24, 1916 – May 30, 1992) was a politician in Ontario, Canada. He was a Liberal member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1963 to 1971 who represented the riding of Algoma—Manitoulin.

Background[edit]

He was born in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, the son of Thomas Farquhar. In 1949, he married Catherine May Reid. He was general manager of Thomas Farquhar and Sons, which produced dairy products and ice cream.[1] Farquhar died at his home on Vancouver Island in 1992.

Politics[edit]

Farquhar served on the local school board and was mayor of Little Current.

In 1963, Farquhar ran as the Liberal candidate in the northern Ontario riding of Algoma—Manitoulin. He defeated Progressive Conservative incumbent John Fullerton by 1,644 votes.[2] In 1967 he was re-elected by 1,347 votes.[3] He retired from politics in 1971.

References[edit]

  1. ^ PG Normandin (1968). Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1968. 
  2. ^ Canadian Press (September 26, 1963). "78 in Tory Blue Wave -- 23 Is All Grits Saved". The Windsor Star. Windsor, Ontario. p. 25. 
  3. ^ Canadian Press (October 18, 1967). "Tories win, but..." The Windsor Star. Windsor, Ontario. p. B2. 

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