Arthur Rupert Dickey

Arthur Rupert Dickey, PC (August 18, 1854 July 3, 1900) was a Canadian politician.

The Hon.

Arthur Rupert Dickey
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Cumberland
In office
Preceded byCharles Tupper
Succeeded byHance James Logan
Personal details
Born(1854-08-18)August 18, 1854
Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada
DiedJuly 3, 1900(1900-07-03) (aged 45)
Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada
Political partyConservative
CabinetSecretary of State of Canada (1894–1895)
Minister of Militia and Defence (1895–1896)
Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada (1896)

Born in Amherst, Nova Scotia, the son of Robert Barry Dickey, he was a lawyer before being elected to the House of Commons of Canada in an 1888 by-election in the riding of Cumberland after Charles Tupper was named High Commissioner for Canada in the United Kingdom. A Conservative, he was re-elected in 1891 and 1896. He was Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, Minister of Militia and Defence, and Secretary of State of Canada.

He died by drowning at Amherst, Nova Scotia on July 3, 1900.[1]


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