William Costello Kennedy

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William Costello Kennedy
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Essex North
In office
Preceded by Oliver James Wilcox
Succeeded by Albert Frederick Healy
Personal details
Born (1868-08-27)August 27, 1868
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Died January 17, 1923(1923-01-17) (aged 54)
Naples, Florida, United States
Political party Liberal
Cabinet Minister of Railways and Canals (1921-1923)

William Costello Kennedy, PC (August 27, 1868 – January 17, 1923) was a Canadian politician.

Born in Ottawa, Ontario, he was first elected to the Canadian House of Commons in the riding of Essex North in the 1917 federal election as a Laurier-Liberal. He was re-elected as a Liberal in 1921. From 1921 until his death, he was the Minister of Railways and Canals in the government of William Lyon Mackenzie King.


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