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The Hon.
Sydney Chilton Mewburn
Sydney Chilton Mewburn.jpg
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Hamilton East

In office
Preceded by Samuel Barker
Succeeded by George Septimus Rennie
Personal details
Born (1863-12-04)December 4, 1863
Hamilton, Canada West
Died August 11, 1956(1956-08-11) (aged 92)
Political party Conservative
Cabinet Minister of Militia and Defence (1917-1920)
Military service
Rank Major-General

Sydney Chilton Mewburn, PC (December 4, 1863 – August 11, 1956) was a Canadian lawyer, soldier, and politician.

Mewburn with Borden and Kemp

Major-General S.C. Mewburn, Sir Robert Borden, and Sir A.E. Kemp

Born in Hamilton, Canada West, he was the Canadian Minister of Militia and Defence from October 12, 1917 - January 15, 1920 under Sir Robert Borden's Union Government in 1917. During World War I, he was a Major General in the Canadian Army.


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