William Rae Tomlinson

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William Rae Tomlinson
Member of Parliament
for Bruce
In office
October 1935 – April 1945
Preceded by riding created
Succeeded by Andrew Ernest Robinson
Personal details
Born William Rae Tomlinson
(1902-01-24)24 January 1902
Seneca Township, Ontario
Died 31 December 1979(1979-12-31) (aged 77)
Owen Sound, Ontario[1]
Political party Liberal
Spouse(s) Lucille Peers
m. 18 June 1927[2]
Profession barrister

William Rae Tomlinson (24 January 1902 – 31 December 1979) was a Liberal party member of the Canadian House of Commons. He was born in Seneca Township, Ontario and became a barrister by career.

He attended high school at Caledonia, then proceeded to law studies at Osgoode Hall Law School. He was appointed King's Counsel in 1937.[2]

He was first elected to Parliament at the Bruce riding in the 1935 general election and re-elected there in 1940. After completing his term in the 19th Canadian Parliament, Tomlinson did not seek re-election in 1945.


  1. ^ "Birth and Death Notices". The Globe and Mail. 2 January 1980. p. 25. 
  2. ^ a b Normandin, A. L. (1941). The Canadian Parliamentary Guide. 

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