Mark H. Bonnell

Mark H. Bonnell

Served during the following dates: 1922-07-30; 1923-08-24

BONNELL, CAPTAIN MARK H., ship's captain and farmer; b. ca. 7 June 1860 in Lamaline, Newfoundland, son of Robert Bonnell, Jr., and Ann Hillier; m. ca. 1882 Margaret McDonald, and they had four children, Jane C. (died at 18 months on 6 December 1889), Mary E., Clara A., and Henry "Harry"; Presbyterian; d. 22 March 1945 in Murray River.
Bonnell, a Liberal, was elected to the Legislative Assembly in a by-election held 30 August 1922 for 4th Kings. He was defeated in the general election of 1923.
Bonnell resided in Murray Harbour, and was a sea captain and a farmer. Mark Bonnell died 22 March 1945.
Margaret Bonnell was born 5 November 1860 and died 8 March 1929. Two of Harry Bonnell's children, Mark Lome* and John Cranston*, served in the Legislative Assembly, with the former also serving as a Senator.

References: CPG 1923, 1924; Elections PEI; Patriot 23 March 1945, 21 April 1951; PARO: Bonnell Family File; MNI-Census 1891; Census 1901; Little Sands Cemetery Index. Guide to abbreviations

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