William Andres

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William Andres
Member of Parliament
for Lincoln
In office
1974 – 1979
Personal details
Born August 2, 1925
Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic
Died September 23, 2010
Canada age 85
Political party Liberal (1974–1988), Christian Heritage Party of Canada (1988–)
Profession farmer

William "Bill" Andres, Jr. (August 2, 1925 – September 23, 2010) was a Canadian politician and farmer. He was elected to the Canadian House of Commons in the 1974 election as a member of the Liberal Party to represent the Ontario riding of Lincoln. He served as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of State (Multiculturalism) between 1977 and 1979. He was also a member of various standing committees. Due to re-distribution he ran in St. Catharines riding in the 1979 election and was defeated. He ran in Niagara Falls as a candidate for the Christian Heritage Party of Canada in the 1988 federal election and was also defeated.

Andres has a number of a children, and between his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, he has 50 descendents.

He was the eldest of 12 children, the first born to Wilhelm Andres (c. 1900 – 1985), who later changed his name to William Andres Senior. His younger siblings include John, Henry, Lina, Mary, twins Arthur and Alfred, Walter, Louise, Margarent, Rudy (known universally as Buddy) and Kathy.

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