McTaggart, Neil Haman, 1882-1962

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McTaggart, Neil Haman, 1882-1962

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Neil Haman McTaggart was born on December 30, 1882 in Guelph, Ontario to Archibald and Janet (Wilkinson) McTaggart. He was educated in Guelph and attended the Ontario Agricultural College.

Around 1906, McTaggart moved to Saskatchewan, where he homesteaded in the Gull Lake district. McTaggart farmed and was active in numerous local and regional organizations. In 1921 he was elected to the House of Commons as a Progressive Member of Parliament for the Maple Creek, Saskatchewan constituency and served until his defeat in the 1925 federal election. McTaggart ran unsuccessfully as a Progressive Conservative in the 1945 federal election in the Maple Creek constituency. After his retirement from political life, McTaggart resided in the Gull Lake district. He died in Weyburn on January 1, 1962.

McTaggart married Gladys E. Brown on October 26, 1920. They had four children.


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