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Henry Alfred Hosking

 

Henry Alfred Hosking

Henry Alfred Hosking
Member of Parliament
for Wellington South
In office
June 1949 – June 1957
Preceded by Robert Gladstone
Succeeded by Alfred Hales
Personal details
Born Henry Alfred Hosking
(1908-08-06)6 August 1908
Bellows Falls, Vermont, United States
Died 3 June 1957(1957-06-03) (aged 48)
Guelph, Ontario
Political party Liberal
Spouse(s) Muriel Peart
(m. 14 July 1934)[1]
Profession garage owner-operator, mechanical engineer, merchant

Henry Alfred Hosking (6 August 1908 – 3 June 1957) was a Liberal party member of the Canadian House of Commons. He was born in Bellows Falls, Vermont, United States and moved with his family to Canada, at Rockwood, Ontario later in his birth year.[1][2]

He attended Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute then Queen's University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in 1933. His career included jobs as a mechanical engineer, a merchant and president of Hosking Motors.

During World War II, he served with the Canadian Army's Canadian Military Engineers.[2] In 1948 and 1949, he was a municipal councillor for the city of Guelph.[1]

Hosking was first elected to Parliament at the Wellington South riding in the 1949 general election then re-elected for a second term in 1953.

In April 1957, Hosking was en route to Ottawa when he fell ill. He was taken off the train at Oshawa station and sent to Toronto Wellesley Hospital where he received an operation. In late May, he was admitted to Guelph's St. Joseph's Hospital with symptoms of pancreatitis. Hosking died there on 3 June 1957, one week before the federal election in which he was registered as a candidate. As a result, the vote at Wellington South was delayed until 15 July in order to establish a new set of nominees for the riding.[2][3]

Electoral record

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References

External links

  • Henry Alfred Hosking – Parliament of Canada biography


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