Euler, William Daum

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Euler, William Daum

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  • Euler, W.D.

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1875-1961

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William Daum Euler was born in Conestogo, Ontario, in 1875. Euler worked as a businessman, based in Kitchener, and was involved with multiple companies during his career including the Economical Fire Insurance Company, Dominion Life Assurance Company, Waterloo Trust Company, and J.C. Jaimit Company Limited.

He later moved on to a career in politics with his first job as Mayor of Berlin during 1913 to 1914. After that experience, Euler moved to federal politics where he represented the Liberal Party of Canada for the Waterloo North constituency. Between 1917 and 1940, he was a Member of the House of Commons. In the many year he worked in Ottawa, Euler was the Minister of Trade and Commerce, Minister of National Revenue, and Minister of Customs and Excise. Appointed by William Lyon Mackenzie King, Euler had a term as senator from 1940 until 1961. He died on July 15, 1961.

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Parliament of Canada. "Euler, William Daum." ParlInfo. Accessed November 23, 2018. https://lop.parl.ca/sites/ParlInfo/default/en_CA/People/Profile?personId=6133.

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