George Ryan (Canadian politician)

George Ryan (August 12, 1806 – February 5, 1876) was a New Brunswick farmer and political figure. He represented King's in the 1st Canadian Parliament as a Liberal member.[1]

He was born in Pointe de Bute, New Brunswick in 1806,[1] the son of James Ryan,[2] and moved to Studholm in Kings County with his family in 1814.[3] In 1827,[2] he married Miriam, the daughter of Samuel Freeze, a former member of the provincial assembly. Ryan represented Kings in the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick from 1850 to 1856, from 1861 to 1865 and in 1866; he was elected to the same seat in the House of Commons following Confederation.[3]

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References

  1. ^ a b George Ryan (Canadian politician) – Parliament of Canada biography
  2. ^ a b Johnson, J.K. (1968). The Canadian Directory of Parliament 1867-1967. Public Archives of Canada.
  3. ^ a b The Canadian parliamentary companion, HJ Morgan (1872)


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