- Albert Draper
Albert Earl Draper (
December 13, 1897in St. Mary's, Ontario– November 3, 1963) was a politician in Manitoba, Canada. He served in the Legislative Assembly of Manitobaas a Progressive Conservative from 1955 to 1958.
Draper was educated in
Elgin, Ontario, and worked as a farmer. During World War I, he served from 1915 to 1918 in Francewith the rank of Sgt. Major. His older son, Clarence Oscar Draper, was killed in action during World War II.
Draper was elected to the Manitoba legislature in a
by-electionheld on June 27, 1955, defeating Liberal-Progressive candidate R.E. Moffattby almost 700 votes in the constituency of Deloraine-Glenwood. He did not seek re-election in the 1958 provincial election, in which the Progressive Conservatives won a minority government.
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