William Foster Garland

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William Foster Garland (July 1, 1875 – March 19, 1941) was an Ontario merchant and political figure. He represented Carleton in the Canadian House of Commons as a Conservative member from 1912 to 1917 and from 1921 to 1935.

He was born in Bells Corners, Ontario in 1875, the son of Absalom Garland. He studied at the Ontario College of Pharmacy and became a druggist. In 1902, he married Margaret Green. Garland served on Ottawa city council in 1912. He was first elected to the House of Commons in an 1912 by-election held after the death of Edward Kidd. Garland owned a drug store and lived in the Hintonburg neighbourhood of Ottawa.

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  • Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1933, AL Normandin

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Parliament of Canada
Preceded by
Edward Kidd
Member of Parliament from Carleton
1912–1917
Succeeded by
George Boyce
Preceded by
George Boyce
Member of Parliament from Carleton
1921–1935
Succeeded by
Alonzo Bowen Hyndman