Albert George Andrews

Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta

In office
July 3, 1922 – August 22, 1935

Preceded by
Charles Stewart

Succeeded by
Albert Fee

Constituency
Sedgewick

Personal details

Born
(1881-09-13)September 13, 1881
Berkhampstead, Hertfordshire, England[1]

Died
October 25, 1960(1960-10-25) (aged 79)
Edmonton, Alberta[2]

Political party
United Farmers

Occupation
politician

Albert George Andrews (September 13, 1881 – October 25, 1960) was a provincial politician from Alberta, Canada. He served as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 1922 to 1935 sitting with the United Farmers caucus in government.
Political career[edit]
Andrews ran for a seat to the Alberta Legislature in a by-election that was supposed to be held on July 10, 1922. He stood as a candidate under the United Farmers banner in the electoral district of Sedgewick that was vacated by former Premier Charles Stewart. Andrews was acclaimed on nomination day July 3, 1922 when no other candidates came forward.[3]
Andrews ran for a second term in the 1926 Alberta general election. He stood in his first contested race against two other candidates taking a landslide majority.[4]
Andrews ran for a third term in the 1930 Alberta general election. He contested a straight race against Conservative candidate W.H. Wallace. Andrews increased his popular total by a single vote from the last election to easily hold the district.[5]
Andrews ran for a fourth term in the 1935 Alberta general election. He was defeated finishing a distant second in the three way race losing to Social Credit candidate Albert Fee.[6]
References[edit]

^ Normandin, P.G.; Normandin, A.L. (1929). Guide Parlementaire Canadien. P. G. Normandin. ISSN 0315-6168. Retrieved July 24, 2015. 
^ “none”. The Sedgewick Community Press. November 3, 1960. p. 1. 
^ “By-elections 1905-1973”. Elections Alberta. Retrieved April 19, 2010. 
^ “Sedgewick Official Results 1926 Alberta general election”. Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved April 29, 2010. 
^ “Sedgewick Official Results 1930 Alberta general election”. Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved April 29, 2010. 
^ “Sedgewick Official Results 1935 Alberta general election”. Alberta Heritage Community Foundation. Retrieved April 29, 2010. 

External links[edit]

Legislative Assembly of Alberta Members Listing

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