William Cameron (Canadian politician)
|MLA for Pictou County|
1887 to 1897
September 25, 1847|
Sutherland's River, Pictou County, Nova Scotia
|Died||December 11, 1920
Pictou, Nova Scotia
|Political party||Conservative Party of Nova Scotia|
William Cameron (September 25, 1847 – December 11, 1920) was an educator, farmer and political figure in Nova Scotia, Canada. He represented Pictou County in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly from 1887 to 1897 as a Conservative member.
He was born in Sutherland's River, Pictou County, Nova Scotia, a descendant of Scottish immigrants, and was educated at Dalhousie College. In 1882, he married Mary Catherine Dawson. Cameron taught school and was also a high school principal. He was first elected to the provincial assembly in an 1887 by-election held after Adam Carr Bell resigned his seat to run unsuccessfully for a federal seat.
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