Fulton, Edmund Davie

FULTON, Edmund Davie, lawyer, politician (b 10 Mar 1916, Kamloops; d 22 May 2000, Vancouver). As a UBC student he won a Rhodes scholarship (1937) to study at Oxford. During WWII he served overseas with the Seaforth Highlanders, then returned to KAMLOOPS to practise law. First elected to Parliament as a Conservative in 1945 before he was 30 years old, he contested the national party leadership in 1956 at the convention that chose John Diefenbaker. When the Tories formed a minority government the...

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