Albert Dyment

Politician

1869 – 1944

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Who was Albert Dyment?

Albert Edward Dyment was a Canadian politician and businessman.

Born at Lynden, County of Wentworth, Ontario, the son of Nathaniel Dyment, of English descent, and Annie McRae, of Scottish origin, he was educated at Barrie Collegiate Institute and at Upper Canada College. Dyment was a prosperous manufacturer and dealer in lumber, based in Thessalon, Ontario. He was elected for Algoma to the House of Commons in 1896 and in 1900 and for Algoma East in 1904 as a Liberal. He was Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel of the 97th Regiment in 1907.

In 1892, he married Edith Francis Chapman. He served on the town council for Barrie in 1892. In 1906, he sold his business and became a stockbroker in Toronto. Dyment was president of Sovereign Life Assurance Company and chairman of Canadian General Electric. He died in Toronto at the age of 75.

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Born
Feb 23, 1869
Lynden, Ontario
Nationality
  • Canada
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Died
May 12, 1944
Toronto

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on July 23, 2013

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