|Member of Parliament
for Renfrew South
1878 – 1882
|Born||November 5, 1841
Kildonan, Sutherland, Scotland
|Profession||businessman, lumber merchant|
The son of Thomas Bannerman and Barbara McCoy, he was educated in Scotland, went to sea as a boy and came to Canada West in 1857. Bannerman worked as a clerk in his uncle's store in McNab Township for seven years. In 1865, he established a lumber company in Renfrew. Bannerman married Isabella Campbell in 1867. He served as reeve of McNab Township for three years.
He was elected to the Canadian House of Commons in 1878 as a Member of the historical Conservative Party to represent the riding of Renfrew South and defeated in 1882. He was also defeated in elections in 1874 and 1875.
- William Bannerman – Parliament of Canada biography
- Phillips, Jim; McMurtry, Roy; Saywell, John T. (2008). Essays in the History of Canadian Law: Volume Ten: A Tribute to Peter Oliver. University of Toronto Press. p. 465. ISBN 0-8020-9911-4. Retrieved 30 September 2009.
- Johnson, J.K. (1968). The Canadian Directory of Parliament 1867-1967. Public Archives of Canada.
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