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RHODES, The Hon. Edgar Nelson, P.C.
Picture of RHODES, The Hon. Edgar Nelson, P.C.
Studio:
Topley Studio fonds
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Source: Library and Archives Canada, PA-042827
Date of Birth (yyyy.mm.dd): 1877.01.05
Place of Birth: Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada
Deceased Date (yyyy.mm.dd): 1942.03.15 (65 years old)
Profession | Occupation: Lawyer
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 9002 Days (24 years, 7 months, 23 days)
^ Senate
Senatorial DivisionPolitical Affiliation at NominationTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)Appointed on the advice of
Amherst, Nova Scotia Conservative (1867-1942) 1935.07.20 - 1942.03.15 Bennett, Richard Bedford
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (yyyy.mm.dd)Result
Richmond--West Cape Breton, Nova Scotia Resignation. Called to the Senate. Conservative (1867-1942) 1930.09.02
(By-Election)
Elected
Cumberland, Nova Scotia Unionist 1917.12.17 Elected
Cumberland, Nova Scotia Conservative (1867-1942) 1911.09.21 Elected
Cumberland, Nova Scotia Conservative (1867-1942) 1908.10.26 Elected

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Conservative (1867-1942) 1921.12.06 -
Unionist 1917.12.17 - 1921.12.05
Conservative (1867-1942) 1908.10.26 - 1917.12.16

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian
Speaker of The House of Commons

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Speaker of the House of Commons 1917.01.18 - 1922.03.07

Minister

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Minister of Finance and Receiver General 1932.02.03 - 1935.10.22
Minister of Fisheries 1930.08.07 - 1932.02.02

Deputy Speaker

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Deputy Speaker and Chair of Committees of the Whole of the House of Commons 1916.02.03 - 1917.01.17

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Provincial / Territorial Political Experience
^ Provincial / Territorial Political Affiliation
Political AffiliationProvince / TerritoryTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Conservative Nova Scotia 1925.06.25 -
^ Provincial / Territorial Constituency
ConstituenciesProvince / TerritoryTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Hants County Nova Scotia 1925.06.25 - 1930.08.11
^ Provincial / Territorial Assembly
AssemblyProvince / TerritoryTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
House of Assembly Nova Scotia 1925.06.25 - 1930.08.11
^ Provincial / Territorial Responsibilities
Nova Scotia

ResponsibilityTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Provincial Secretary 1925.07.16 - 1930.08.11
Premier 1925.07.16 - 1930.08.10
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