William Garland McQuarrie
|William Garland McQuarrie|
|Member of the Canadian Parliament
for New Westminster
|Preceded by||James Davis Taylor|
|Succeeded by||Thomas Reid|
July 26, 1876|
|Died||May 30, 1943(aged 66)|
Born in Ottawa, Ontario, the son of Lachlan and Mary McQuarrie, McQuarrie was raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba and New Westminster, British Columbia. He studied law at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto and was called to the Bar of British Columbia in 1900. In 1919, he was created a King's Counsel. He first practiced law in Ashcroft, British Columbia and soon practiced in New Westminster.
From 1916 to 1917, he was president of the New Westminster Federal Conservative Association. He was first elected to the Canadian House of Commons for the electoral district of New Westminster in the 1917 federal election. He was re-elected in 1921, 1925, and 1926 elections. He was defeated in 1930.
- Charlesworth, Hector Willoughby (1919). A cyclopædia of Canadian biography. Hunter-Rose Company.
- William Garland McQuarrie – Parliament of Canada biography
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