Emerson Coatsworth, Jr.
|33rd Mayor of Toronto|
|Preceded by||Thomas Urquhart|
|Succeeded by||Joseph Oliver|
|Member of the Canadian Parliament|
for Toronto East
|Preceded by||John Small|
|Succeeded by||John Ross Robertson|
|Born||March 9, 1854|
Toronto, Canada West
|Died||May 11, 1943 (aged 89)|
Born in Toronto, Coatsworth was educated at the public schools, and studied privately for matriculation into the Law Society. Afterwards he attended Osgoode Hall Law School, and graduated in law in University of Toronto in 1886. A practicing lawyer, he was elected to the House of Commons of Canada for the riding of Toronto East in the 1891 federal election. A Conservative, he was defeated in the 1896 election by Independent Conservative John Ross Robertson. In 1904, he was elected an alderman for the Toronto City Council. From 1906 to 1907, he was the 33rd Mayor of Toronto.
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