Charles H. Blakeney


Charles H. Blakeney

Charles Hanford Blakeney (December 2, 1888 – ) was a newspaper owner and political figure in New Brunswick, Canada. He represented the city of Moncton in the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick from 1935 to 1945 as a Liberal member.

He was born in Moncton, New Brunswick, the son of Sherman Blakeney and Alice Warman, and educated at Mount Allison University. In 1916, he married Lilith Lockhart. Blakeney was mayor of Moncton in 1929 and from 1931 to 1934. He also served as president of the Board of Trade. He was named to the province's Executive Council as Minister of Education in 1940.

Preceded by
A. P. Paterson
1938-1940
Minister of Education
1940-1948
Succeeded by
James W. Brittain
1948-1952

References

  • Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1940, AL Normandin