|Preceded by||New riding|
|Succeeded by||Eric Cross|
|Born||August 10, 1878|
|Died||June 3, 1950 (aged 71)|
|Spouse(s)||Aletha Birdsall (m. 1903)|
Richard Samuel Colter (August 10, 1878 – June 3, 1950) was a lawyer and politician in Ontario, Canada. He represented Haldimand—Norfolk in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1934 to 1937 as a Liberal.
The son of Charles Wesley Colter and Annie Folinsbee, he was born in Cayuga and was educated there and at Osgoode Hall Law School. In 1903, he married Aletha Birdsall. Together they raised four children. He was chairman of the Ontario Municipal Board. He died in Cayuga in 1950, aged 71.
- Normandin, A L (1936). Canadian Parliamentary Guide.
- "Richard Samuel Colter (obituary)". Toronto Daily Star. June 5, 1950. p. 29.
- Ontario Legislative Assembly parliamentary history (archived)
- "Photograph of Richard Samuel Colter (d. 1950)". Law Society of Upper Canada Archives. flickr.
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