Stephen Burpee Appleby

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Stephen Burpee Appleby
Member of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick for Carleton County
In office
Preceded by Frank Broadstreet Carvell
Succeeded by 1
Member of Parliament
for Carleton
In office
1874 – 1878
Preceded by Charles Connell
Succeeded by George H. Connell
Personal details
Born 1836
Florenceville, New Brunswick
Died December 10, 1903
Political party Liberal
Spouse(s) Harriet Elizabeth Estey
Residence Woodstock, New Brunswick
Profession lawyer

Stephen Burpee Appleby (1836 in Florenceville, New Brunswick – December 10, 1903) was a Canadian politician and lawyer.[1]

In 1864, Appleby married Harriet Elizabeth Estey. He was called to the New Brunswick bar in 1869.[2] Appleby practised law in Woodstock, New Brunswick.[3] He was first elected to the Canadian House of Commons as a member of the Liberal Party in an 1873 by-election held in the riding of Carleton after the death of Charles Connell. Appleby was reelected in the 1874 general election. He was defeated in the 1878 election by Connell's son George Heber Connell.[1]

In 1900, Appleby returned to politics as a member of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick.[4]


1.^ Carleton County sent three representatives to the Legislative Assembly during Appleby's tenure. In 1903, Frank Smith and Wendell P. Jones succeeded Appleby and Hugh H. McCain. The third member, James Kidd Flemming, was reelected.[4]


  1. ^ a b Stephen Burpee Appleby – Parliament of Canada biography
  2. ^ The Canadian parliamentary companion and annual register, 1877 CH Mackintosh
  3. ^ Johnson, J.K. (1968). The Canadian Directory of Parliament 1867-1967. Public Archives of Canada. 
  4. ^ a b Ketchum, T. C. L. A Short History of Carleton County, New Brunswick. Woodstock: Sentinel Publishing Co., LTD.