Norman Alexander McLarty

Norman Alexander McLarty, PC (February 18, 1889 September 6, 1945) was a Canadian politician.

The Hon.

Norman Alexander McLarty
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Essex West
In office
Preceded bySidney Cecil Robinson
Succeeded byDonald Ferguson Brown
Personal details
Born(1889-02-18)February 18, 1889
St. Thomas, Ontario
DiedSeptember 6, 1945(1945-09-06) (aged 56)
Political partyLiberal
CabinetPostmaster General (1939)
Minister of Labour (1939–1941)
Secretary of State of Canada (1941–1945)
CommitteesChair, Special Committee on Bill No 98 respecting unemployment insurance (1940–1942)

Born in St. Thomas, Ontario, he was first elected to the House of Commons of Canada representing the riding of Essex West in the 1935 federal election.

A Liberal, he was re-elected in 1940. He was the Postmaster General, Minister of Labour, and Secretary of State of Canada in the cabinet of Mackenzie King. He served as acting president of the National Liberal Federation in 1943.


Party political offices
Preceded by
Norman Platt Lambert
President of the Liberal Party of Canada
Succeeded by
Wishart McLea Robertson

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