Earl Lawson Net Worth
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Earl Lawson Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018James Earl Lawson, PC (October 21, 1891 – May 13, 1950) was a Canadian politician and lawyer.Lawson was twice a candidate for the leadership of the Ontario Conservative Party, despite never being a member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, and once as a candidate for the federal Tory leadership.His first run for the provincial leadership was in 1920 but was defeated by George Howard Ferguson.He moved on to federal politics and was elected to the Canadian House of Commons as a Conservative MP in a 1928 by-election representing York West. Lawson was appointed to the cabinet of Prime Minister R.B. Bennett in August 1935 as Minister of National Revenue. He lost this position when the Conservatives were defeated in the fall 1935 election but he was elected to the House of Commons, this time representing York South.Lawson was the "old guard" candidate at the 1938 Conservative leadership convention but placed last after many of his delegates decided to support M. A. MacPherson in an unsuccessful attempt to stop Robert James Manion from becoming leader.In 1938, several months following his failed attempt to win the federal leadership, he placed second to George Drew at the Ontario party's provincial leadership convention.Lawson retired from the House of Commons in 1940, but remained active in the party. He was the mover of the successful 1942 motion to change the name of the Conservative Party to the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada.
|Date Of Birth||1891-10-21|
|1||1985 winner of the J.G. Taylor Spink Award, voted by the Baseball Writers Association of America and presented by the National Baseball Hall of Fame.|
|2||Longtime baseball writer in Cincinnati, Ohio.|