William Andres

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William Andres
Member of Parliament
for Lincoln
In office
1974–1979
Personal details
BornAugust 2, 1925
Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic
DiedSeptember 23, 2010 (aged 85)
Canada
Political partyLiberal (1974–1988), Christian Heritage Party of Canada (1988–)
Professionfarmer

William "Bill" Andres, Jr. (August 2, 1925 – September 23, 2010) was a Canadian politician and farmer. He was elected to the House of Commons of Canada 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 descendants.

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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