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David Glass

David Glass (July 20, 1829 – July 17, 1906) was a Canadian lawyer and political figure. He was a Conservative member of the Canadian House of Commons representing Middlesex East from 1872 to 1874.[1]

He was born in Westminster Township, Middlesex County, Upper Canada in 1829[1], the son of Samuel Glass, who had come to Upper Canada from Ireland in 1819,[2] and Eliza Owrey[3]. In 1856, he married Sarah Dalton. Glass was called to the bar in 1864 and set up practice in London.[2] He served on London City Council and was mayor in 1858 and 1865-1866.[1] In 1876, he was named Queen's Counsel. He moved to Winnipeg in 1882, was called to the Manitoba bar later that year[2] and was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba for St. Clements in 1886, serving from 1887 to 1888; he was also Speaker of the Legislative Assembly from 1887 to 1888.[1] He retired from politics in 1888 due to poor health.[3] Glass was solicitor for the city of Winnipeg. He was also master of the local Masonic lodge and a member of the Grand Lodge of Canada.[2]

He later lived in Rossland, British Columbia and Spokane, Washington[3], where he died in in 1906.[4] Glass was buried in London, Ontario.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d Synopsis of federal political experience from the Library of Parliament
  2. ^ a b c d The Canadian men and women of the time : a handbook of Canadian biography, HJ Morgan (1898)
  3. ^ a b c d "David Glass (1829-1906)". Manitoba Historical Society. Retrieved 2009-09-20.  
  4. ^ Johnson, J.K. (1968). The Canadian Directory of Parliament 1867-1967. Public Archives of Canada.  


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