Robert Harold Jenkins

Robert Harold Jenkins (June 30, 1873 November 5, 1939) was a merchant, investment dealer and political figure in Prince Edward Island, Canada. He represented Queen's in the House of Commons of Canada from 1925 to 1930 as a Liberal member.

He was born at Mount Albion, Prince Edward Island, the son of Robert Jenkins and Jessie Currie. Jenkins graduated from the Commercial College in Charlottetown in 1889. For a time, he was involved in the trade in eggs with the United States and then entered the grocery trade in Charlottetown. In 1897, he married Minnie M. Hooper. He was the 22nd mayor of Charlottetown from 1923 to 1924. Jenkins was defeated when he ran for reelection to the House of Commons in 1930.


This article is issued from Wikipedia. The text is licensed under Creative Commons - Attribution - Sharealike. Additional terms may apply for the media files.