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HUGESSEN, The Hon. Adrian Norton Knatchbull, Q.C., V.D., B.A., B.C.L.
Picture of HUGESSEN, The Hon. Adrian Norton Knatchbull, Q.C., V.D., B.A., B.C.L.
Arthur Roy
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Source: Library and Archives Canada, PA 047189
Date of Birth ( 1891.07.05
Place of Birth: Ashford, Kent, England
Deceased Date ( 1976.03.30 (84 years old)
Profession | Occupation: Barrister, lawyer
Federal Political Experience
Years of Service: 10947 Days (29 years, 11 months, 21 days)
^ Senate
Senatorial DivisionPolitical Affiliation at NominationTerm ( on the advice of
Inkerman, Quebec Resigned Liberal 1937.01.12 - 1967.01.01 King, William Lyon Mackenzie
^ Parliamentary Group
PartyTerm (
Liberal 1937.01.12 - 1967.01.01

^ Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian
Leader of the Government in the Senate

PortfolioTerm (
Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate 1950 - 1952

^ Committees - Senate
Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

CommitteeRoleDuring Session
Standing Committee on Transport and Communications Chair 27th Parl., 1st Session (1966.01.18 - 1967.05.08)

^ Political Party Roles
Liberal Party of Canada

RoleTerm (
President 1940.01.01 - 1943.01.01
Military Service

Military OrganizationFunctionTerm (
McGill Battalion (R.C.A) Canadian Expeditionary Force 1916 - 1918
World War I, 1914-1918 Participant 1916 - 1918
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