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FOSTER, The Right Hon. Sir George Eulas, P.C., G.C.M.G., B.A.
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Date of Birth (yyyy.mm.dd): 1847.09.03
Place of Birth: Carleton County, New Brunswick, Canada
Deceased Date (yyyy.mm.dd): 1931.12.30 (84 years old)
Profession | Occupation: Professor, teacher
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 16612 Days (45 years, 5 months, 24 days)
^ Senate
Senatorial DivisionPolitical Affiliation at NominationTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)Appointed on the advice of
Toronto, Ontario Died in office. Conservative (1867-1942) 1921.09.22 - 1931.12.30 Meighen, Arthur
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (yyyy.mm.dd)Result
Toronto North, Ontario Resignation. Called to the Senate, September 22, 1921. Unionist 1917.12.17 Elected
Toronto North, Ontario Conservative (1867-1942) 1911.10.27
(By-Election)
Elected
Toronto North, Ontario Conservative (1867-1942) 1911.09.21 Elected
Toronto North, Ontario Conservative (1867-1942) 1908.10.26 Elected
Toronto North, Ontario Conservative (1867-1942) 1904.11.03 Elected
Ontario North, Ontario Unknown 1903.03.10
(By-Election)
Defeated
City of St. John, New Brunswick Conservative (1867-1942) 1900.11.07 Defeated
York, New Brunswick Conservative (1867-1942) 1896.06.23 Elected
King's, New Brunswick Conservative (1867-1942) 1891.03.05 Elected
King's, New Brunswick Conservative (1867-1942) 1887.02.22 Elected
King's, New Brunswick Conservative (1867-1942) 1885.12.31
(By-Election)
Elected
King's, New Brunswick Resignation. Appointed Minister of Marine and Fisheries, December 10, 1885. Conservative (1867-1942) 1882.11.07
(By-Election)
Elected
King's, New Brunswick Election declared void. Conservative (1867-1942) 1882.06.20 Elected

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Conservative (1867-1942) 1921.09.22 - 1931.12.30
Unionist 1917.12.17 - 1921.09.21
Conservative (1867-1942) 1904.11.03 - 1917.12.16
Conservative (1867-1942) 1885.12.31 - 1900.11.06
Conservative (1867-1942) 1882.06.20 - 1885.12.09

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Minister

PortfolioTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Minister of Trade and Commerce 1920.07.10 - 1921.09.20
Minister of Trade and Commerce 1917.10.12 - 1920.07.09
Minister of Trade and Commerce 1911.10.10 - 1917.10.11
Minister of Finance and Receiver General 1896.05.01 - 1896.07.08
Minister of Finance and Receiver General 1896.01.15 - 1896.04.27
Minister of Finance and Receiver General Resignation. Dissatisfied with Prime Minister Mackenzie Bowell's leadership, resigned with 6 other Cabinet members to force the Prime Minister to resign. On January 15, 1896, the seven members resumed their ministerial responsibilities in exchange for the Prime Minister’s resignation at the end of the session. 1894.12.21 - 1896.01.05
Minister of Finance and Receiver General 1892.12.05 - 1894.12.12
Minister of Finance and Receiver General 1891.06.16 - 1892.11.24
Minister of Finance and Receiver General 1888.05.29 - 1891.06.06
Minister of Marine and Fisheries 1885.12.10 - 1888.05.28

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Selected Publications This bibliography includes books, chapters in books and journal articles written, edited, compiled or translated solely by the parliamentarian or with others.

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  • The call of Canada.
    [S.l. : s.n.; s.d.]. [8] p.

  • The Canada temperance manual and prohibitionist's handbook.
    Toronto : Printed by Hunter, Rose; 1881. 108 p.

  • Canadian addresses / edited by Arnold Winterbotham.
    Toronto : Bell & Cockburn; London : Herbert Jenkins; 1914, 1915. xxi, 324 p.

  • The Canadian temperance manual and prohibitionists' handbook.
    Montreal : 'Witness' Printing House; 1884. [3], 116 p.

  • Citizenship.
    Sackville, N.B. : Mount Allison University; c1926. 85 p.

  • Is moral suasion sufficient?.
    [Toronto? : s.n.; 188-?]. folder (4 p.)

  • The memoirs / edited by W.S. Wallace.
    Toronto : Macmillan; 1933.


Chapters in Books

  • Getting into the Cabinet.
    In: Fox, Paul (ed). Politics: Canada: culture and process. 3rd ed. Toronto : McGraw-Hill Company of Canada Limited; 1970. p. 345 - 7.

  • Getting into the Cabinet.
    In: Fox, Paul (ed). Politics: Canada, problems in Canadian government. 2nd ed. Toronto : McGraw-Hill Company of Canada Limited; 1966. p. 211 - 12.

  • The new internationalism.
    [S.l. : s.n.; s.d.]. p. [369]-79.

  • Trade and the Empire after the War.
    The Empire and the War: Imperial problems. London : Empire Parliamentary Association, United Kingdom Branch; 1917. p. 29.

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