William Richard Kent
|William Richard Kent|
|Member of Parliament
for Humber—St. George's
June 1949 – June 1953
|Born||William Richard Kent
16 December 1905
St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
|Died||1 January 1964
Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
|Spouse(s)||Avis Irene LeMessurier
m. 8 February 1930
Born in St. John's, Newfoundland, Kent was educated at Bishop Feild College in St. John's. From June 1935 to April 1938, he was a magistrate in the community of St. George's. From May 1942 to April 1945 he was Deputy Secretary of Justice for St. John's.
He was first elected to Parliament at the Humber—St. George's riding in the 1949 general election. After completing his only term in the House of Commons, the 21st Canadian Parliament, Kent did not stand as a candidate in the 1953 federal election.
- Normandin, Pierre G. (1952). The Canadian Parliamentary Guide.
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