Malcolm McFadyen

Malcolm McFadyen

Served during the following dates: 1882-00-00

MCFADYEN, MALCOLM, teacher, farmer, and merchant; b. 9 June 1838 in Lake Ainslie, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, son of Edward McFadyen and Catherine McKinnon; Presbyterian; d. ca. 1883.        McFadyen, a Liberal, was elected to the House of Assembly in the 1882 general election for 4th Kings. He was defeated in the general elections of 1876 and 1879. He was also defeated in the 1878 federal election for King’s County.        Born in Lake Ainslie, Cape Breton, McFadyen moved to the Island in August 1854. He was educated at Central Academy in Charlottetown. For nine years McFadyen was a school teacher. He was a farmer and a general merchant in Murray Harbour. According to Meacham’s Atlas, McFadyen owned a lobster factory and was a shipbuilder and fisherman. Malcolm McFadyen died ca. 1883.

References: CPG 1879, 1880, 1883; Meacham's Atlas. PARO: MNI-Census 1881. Guide to abbreviations

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