Warren Prevey

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Warren W. Prevey
City of Edmonton Alderman
In office
December 10, 1917 – December 8, 1919
Serving with Aldermen elected in 1917
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta
In office
June 28, 1926 – June 19, 1930
Serving with David Duggan, Charles Gibbs, John Lymburn and Charles Weaver
Preceded by John Bowen, Jeremiah Heffernan, William Henry, Nellie McClung and Andrew McLennan
Succeeded by William Atkinson and William Howson
Constituency Edmonton
Personal details
Born (1874-09-23)September 23, 1874
Elroy, Wisconsin
Died February 6, 1948(1948-02-06) (aged 73)
Political party Liberal
Occupation business man and politician

Warren W. Prevey (September 23, 1874 – February 6, 1948)[1] was a business man and politician from Alberta, Canada. He served as a member of Edmonton City Council from 1917 to 1919 and later as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 1926 to 1930 sitting with the Liberal caucus in opposition.

Early life[edit]

Prevey founded Edmonton City Dairy & Barns Co. circa 1926 to deliver dairy products to residents in Edmonton.[2]

Political career[edit]

Prevey began his political career on the municipal level. He ran for a seat to Edmonton City Council in the 1917 Edmonton municipal election. Prevey won the sixth place seat out of seven to earn a two year term as an Alderman. He did not run for a second term in 1919.[3]

Prevey ran for a seat to the Alberta Legislature as a Liberal candidate in the 1926 Alberta general election. He won the second last of five seats in the district.[4]

Prevey ran for a second term in the 1930 Alberta general election but was defeated finishing in seventh place on the first vote count. He was unable to acquire enough alternate preferences to hold his seat in subsequent counts.[5]


  1. ^ Edmonton Civic Politicians: Historical, Biographical, and Contemporary (2005)
  2. ^ Lawrence Herzog (March 11, 2010). "The days of door-to-door delivery". Vol. 28 No. 10. Real Estate Weekly. 
  3. ^ "Election Results 1892 - 1944". City of Edmonton. p. 41. Retrieved July 1, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Edmonton Official Results 1926 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved March 21, 2010. 
  5. ^ "Edmonton Official Results 1930 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved March 21, 2010. 

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