Plaque Commemorating H. C. Nixon
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- This photograph depicts the plaque commemorating the Hon. H. C. Nixon, which sits about two miles east of St. George, at the Nixon family homestead.
The original photo is held by the County of Brant Public Library.
- The Hon. Harry C. Nixon, 1891-1961
Ontario’s thirteen prime minister was born on this farm and in 1913 graduated from Ontario Agricultural College. A supporter of the United Farmers of Ontario, he was elected to the provincial legislature in 1919 as member for Brant Morth and served as provincial secretary until the defeat of the Drury administration in 1923. During the Liberal administration of Mitchell F. Hepburn (1934-42), he served as provincial secretary in charge of the department of game and fisheries. Swarn in as prime minister on May 18, 1943, his government was defeated later that year. Nixon retained his seat until his death in 1961, thus ending 42 years of parliamentary service.
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Width: 9 cm
Height: 9 cm
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- South Dumfries Local History Collection
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- Copyright Statement:
- Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
- Recommended Citation:
- Plaque commemorating H. C. Nixon, 1978. South Dumfries Local History Collection.
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