Earle Drope

Politician

1898 – 1969

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Who was Earle Drope?

Robert Earle Drope was a Progressive Conservative party member of the Canadian House of Commons. He was born in Harwood, Ontario and became a farmer and manager by career.

Drope served in the military during World War I, attaining the rank of major. Later, he was a municipal councillor for Hamilton Township for five years. He also managed the Harwood Cooperative Creamery.

He was first elected to Parliament at the Northumberland riding in the 1945 general election, serving one term in office until his defeat in 1949 by Frederick Robertson of the Liberal party.

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Born
Oct 14, 1898
Hamilton Township
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Died
Oct 7, 1969

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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