William Morgan (Canadian politician)


William Morgan (Canadian politician)

William Morgan (December 8 1848 – ) was an Ontario businessman and political figure. He represented Norfolk South in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1879 to 1890 as a Conservative member.

He was born in Stirling, Hastings County, Canada West in 1848, the son of John Dwyer Morgan who came to Upper Canada from Wales. He entered business as a merchant in Walsingham Centre, moving for a while to Port Rowan before returning. In 1882, he began manufacturing paints. Morgan served as reeve for Walsingham Township. He also commanded a militia battalion and was a member of the local Freemason lodge. Morgan was an agent for a telegraph company and served as postmaster.

External links

* [http://www.canadiana.org/ECO/mtq?doc=32957 "The Canadian parliamentary companion, 1883" JA Gemmill]
* [http://www.ontla.on.ca/web/members/members_all_detail.do?locale=en&ID=1617 Member's parliamentary history for the Legislative Assembly of Ontario]
* [http://www.canadiana.org/ECO/mtq?doc=91595 "A Cyclopæedia of Canadian biography : being chiefly men of the time ...", GM Rose (1886)]


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