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William George Beech

In office
1957 – 1962
Preceded by Joseph W. Noseworthy
Succeeded by David Lewis

In office
1951 – 1955
Preceded by Ted Jolliffe
Succeeded by Donald C. MacDonald

Born June 4, 1898(1898-06-04)
London, England
Died May 28, 1971 (aged 72)
Political party Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario

William George Beech (June 4, 1898 – May 28, 1971) was a travel agent and political figure in Ontario, Canada.

He was born in London, England. Beech served with the Canadian Expeditionary Force during World War I, joining the army at 16, and was wounded at Vimy Ridge. He was a member of the council for York Township and was reeve from 1948 to 1951. He defeated Ontario Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF) leader Ted Jolliffe to represent York South in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario for the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario in 1951. He was defeated by the new CCF leader, Donald C. MacDonald, in the provincial election held in 1955 but was elected to a seat in the House of Commons two years later and again in 1958. Beech was defeated in bids for reelection to the federal seat in 1962 by David Lewis of the New Democratic Party. He ran again, and was defeated in the April 1963 Canadian general election.

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