William Bailey (politician)

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William Henry Bailey
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta
In office
June 19, 1930 – August 22, 1935
Preceded by Hugh Allen
Succeeded by William Lampley
Constituency Peace River
Personal details
Born (1889-11-09)November 9, 1889
Indington, Michigan[1]
Died December 7, 1975(1975-12-07) (aged 86)
Political party United Farmers
Occupation politician

William Henry Bailey was a provincial politician from Alberta, Canada. He served as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 1930 to 1935 sitting with the governing United Farmers of Alberta caucus.

Political career[edit]

Bailey ran for a seat to the Alberta Legislature as the United Farmers candidate in the provincial electoral district of Peace River in the 1930 Alberta general election. He won a straight fight over Independent C.W. Frederick taking over 60% of the popular vote to retain the seat for his party.[2]

Bailey ran for a second term in the 1935 Alberta general election. He face a hotly contested four way race. On the first count of voting Bailey was trailing in third place. He would be eliminated on the second count. Social Credit candidate William Lampley won the district on the third count.[3]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Peace River Official Results 1930 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved March 21, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Peace River Official Results 1935 Alberta general election". Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved March 10, 2010. 

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