Peter Brodie

Peter Brodie

Served during the following dates: 1919-07-24

BRODIE, PETER farmer and auctioneer; b. 9 March 1857 in Stanhope, son of George Brodie and Louisa Ann Rielly; m. first ca. 24 December 1897, Janie Ann Court of Donaldston, and there were no children; m. secondly Nina Bernard of North Rustico, and there were no children; Presbyterian; d. 3 June 1945.
Brodie, first a Liberal and later an Independent, was elected in the general election of 1919 for 3rd Queens. He was defeated in the general election of 1923 as an Independent candidate.
Brodie received his early education at the local school in Stanhope. Later in life he moved to York where he farmed and was an auctioneer. He was a member of the Farmers Institute and Stock Breeders Association, as well as president of the Swine Breeders Association of Prince Edward Island. Brodie was also a director of the Farmers Cooperative Association and a director of the Egg Circle of Prince Edward Island. He was awarded a long service medal in Number 6 Company of the Prince Edward Island Volunteers, which was trained for service in the North West Rebellion. Peter Brodie died 3 June 1945.
Janie Brodie was born ca. 1875 and died in 1898 at the age of 24. Nina Brodie was born 14 July 1869 and died 5 July 1953.

References: CPG 1921, 1924; Patriot A June l945; PARO: Marriage License Book #16, 1882-1923 pp. 80. 92; Donaldston United Church Cemetery Records; York United Church Cemetery Transcripts. Guide to abbreviations

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