William George Bock

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William George Bock
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Maple Creek
In office
1927 – 1930
Preceded by George Spence
Succeeded by James Beck Swanston
Personal details
Born (1884-06-11)June 11, 1884
Port Elgin, Ontario, Canada
Died March 28, 1973(1973-03-28) (aged 88)
Nationality Canadian
Political party Liberal
Occupation farmer

William George Bock (b. June 11, 1884 in Port Elgin, Ontario, Canada - d. March 28, 1973) was a Canadian politician and farmer. He was elected in a November 25, 1927 by-election, after the resignation of George Spence on October 14, as a Member of the Liberal Party to represent the riding of Maple Creek. He was defeated in the 1930 election. In total, he served 976 Days (2 years, 8 months, 3 days) in federal service. After his political career, he authored two books called The Book of Humbug and The Book of Skeletons, published in 1958 and 1960 respectively, by Modern Press.[1]


  1. ^ "PARLINFO - Parliamentarian File - Federal Experience - BOCK, William George". Library of Parliament. PARLINFO v.2.01. Retrieved 2008-06-24.