William Smith (Canadian politician)
|Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Ontario South
|Preceded by||Francis Wayland Glen|
|Succeeded by||James Ironside Davidson|
|Preceded by||James Ironside Davidson|
|Succeeded by||Leonard Burnett|
|Preceded by||Frederick Luther Fowke|
|Succeeded by||Lawson Omar Clifford|
November 16, 1847|
Columbus, Canada West
|Died||January 22, 1931(aged 83)|
Born in Columbus, Canada West, the son of William Smith and Elizabeth Laing, Smith received his early education in the public schools of Columbus after which he continued his studies in Upper Canada College. An agriculturist, Smith was deputy reeve and afterwards reeve of the township of East Whitby. He was also trustee of Columbus School Board for twenty years. He was the Conservative member of the Canadian House of Commons from 1887–1891, 1892–1896, and 1911-1921.
This article incorporates text from the The Canadian album: men of Canada, Vol. 4, a publication now in the public domain.