Thomas Baker McQuesten - Public Works, Politics and Imagination -by John C Best -a Signed Copy ( Whitehern / Hamilton, Ontario history)

By: Best, John C (signed)( Thomas Baker McQuesten related)

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Book Condition: Near Fine (see description)


----------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, signed and inscribed by Best, 224 pages, b&w photos, ---McQ's positions included: City Alderman for Ward 2, Hamilton (1913-1920) -- Chairman of special gas committee, fought for municipal ownership of Hamilton gas distribution systems -- President of Hamilton Liberal Association (1921-1923) -- Management Committee of the Liberal Party in Ottawa (1925) -- Vice-President of the Ontario Liberal Association (1930 or 1931)-- President of the Ontario Liberal Association (1932 or 1933-43)-- Member of Provincial Parliament, Ontario (1934-1943)-- Commissioner on Hydro-Electric Power Commission (1934-1937)-- Minister of Municipal Affairs (1940-1943)-- Minister of Public Works (1934-1937, 1942-1943)-- Minister of Highways (1934-1943)-- Chairman of Works Committee, Hamilton Board of Parks Management (1922-1947)-- Chairman of Niagara Parks Commission (1934-1943)-- Chairman of Niagara Bridge Commission (1939-1947) ----, ---Thomas Baker McQuesten's record in public works has an impact on practically every Ontarian. A catalogue of his achievements as a member of the Mitch Hepburn cabinet and as a parks commissioner in Hamilton is astonishing indeed, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo

Title: Thomas Baker McQuesten - Public Works, Politics and Imagination -by John C Best -a Signed Copy ( Whitehern / Hamilton, Ontario history)

Author Name: Best, John C (signed)( Thomas Baker McQuesten related)

Illustrator: Photo Cover

Categories: Hamilton & Ontario Local History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Hamilton, Ontario, Hamilton, ON: Corinth Press, 1991, 1st Edition, First Printing: 1991

ISBN Number: 096956130X

ISBN Number 13: 9780969561309

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine (see description)

Jacket Condition: Near Fine (see description)

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 151604

Keywords: Thomas Baker McQuesten