Francis Ramsey Lalor

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Francis Ramsey Lalor
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Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Haldimand
In office
1904–1921
Preceded by Walter Humphries Montague
Succeeded by Mark Senn
Personal details
Born(1856-11-14)November 14, 1856
St. Catharines, Canada West
Died June 24, 1929(1929-06-24) (aged 72)
Political party Conservative

Francis Ramsey Lalor (November 14, 1856 June 24, 1929) was a Canadian politician.

Born in St. Catharines, Canada West, Lalor was educated at the Durnville Public and High Schools. A merchant and manufacturer, he was first elected to the House of Commons of Canada for the electoral district of Haldimand at the general elections of 1904. A Conservative, he was re-elected in 1908, 1911, and 1917.

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