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BLACKBURN, Robert
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Source: The Canadian album : men of Canada ... Brantford, Ont. : Bradley, Garretson, 1891-96.
Date of Birth (yyyy.mm.dd): 1828.12.17
Place of Birth: Glasgow, Scotland
Deceased Date (yyyy.mm.dd): 1894.08.12 (65 years old)
Profession | Occupation: Merchant
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 1699 Days (4 years, 7 months, 25 days)
^ House of Commons
ConstituencyPolitical Affiliation at ElectionDate of Election (yyyy.mm.dd)Result
Russell, Ontario Liberal 1874.01.22 Elected

^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (yyyy.mm.dd)
Liberal 1874.01.22 - 1878.09.16

^ Committees - House of Commons
Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

CommitteeRoleDuring Session
Standing Committee on Expiring Laws Member 3rd Parl., 5th Session (1878.02.07 - 1878.05.10)
Special Committee to consider the desirability of using a Form of Prayer in this Chamber Member 3rd Parl., 4th Session (1877.02.08 - 1877.04.28)
Standing Committee on Expiring Laws Member 3rd Parl., 4th Session (1877.02.08 - 1877.04.28)
Standing Committee on Expiring Laws Member 3rd Parl., 3rd Session (1876.02.10 - 1876.04.12)
Standing Committee on Expiring Laws Member 3rd Parl., 2nd Session (1875.02.04 - 1875.04.08)
Standing Committee on Expiring Laws Member 3rd Parl., 1st Session (1874.03.26 - 1874.05.26)

Municipal Political Experience
MunicipalityLocal GovernmentFunctionMandate
New Edinburgh,
Ontario
Municipal Government Reeve 1868 - 1873
Gloucester Township,
Ontario
Regional Government Reeve 1864 - 1864

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