W. H. Waller
|William Henry Waller|
|Mayor of Ottawa|
|Preceded by||G. B. Lyon-Fellowes|
|Succeeded by||C.W. Bangs|
|Born||May 14, 1835
Castle Waller in Newport, County Tipperary, Ireland
|Died||December 24, 1885
He was born at Castle Waller in Newport, County Tipperary, Ireland in 1835 and came to Canada with his family in 1853. He settled in Toronto and was employed at The Globe. In 1861, he came to Ottawa as a member of the editorial staff of the Ottawa Union. He later became an insurance broker in partnership with Roderick O'Connor.
Waller was an alderman on city council from 1874 to 1875 and became mayor upon the death of G. B. Lyon-Fellowes. He served as president of the Capital Mutual Building Society of Ottawa from 1876 to 1874. He was named registrar for Carleton County in 1879.
- Dave Mullington "Chain of Office: Biographic Sketches of Ottawa's Mayors (1847-1948)" (Renfrew, Ontario: General Store Publishing House, 2005)
- Historical Sketch of the County of Carleton (1971) - originally published in 1879, reprinted by Mika Press, Belleville, Ontario
G. B. Lyon-Fellowes
|Mayor of Ottawa