William Gourlay Blair

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William Gourlay Blair
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Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Lanark
In office
1945 – 1957
Preceded by Bert H. Soper
Succeeded by George Doucett
Personal details
Born January 13, 1890
Bathurst Township, Ontario, Canada
Died June 16, 1957
Nationality British subject
Political party Progressive Conservative Party
Occupation physician

William Gourley Blair (January 13, 1890 in Bathurst Township, Ontario – June 16, 1957) was a politician and physician.


He was elected to the Canadian House of Commons in the 1945 election as a Member of the Progressive Conservative Party to represent the riding of Lanark. He was re-elected in 1949, 1953 and in 1957. He was appointed to the joint committees of Joint Committee on Federal District Commission and Joint Committee on Old Age Security. Prior to his federal political experience, he was a captain in the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps between 1916 and 1919.