William Alves Morgan Boys (1868-1939)
The Sash Our Forefathers Wore
William Boys was born July 9th, 1868 in Barrie, Ontario.
He was mayor of Barrie, Ontario between 1902 and 1904 and commissioner of Simcoe County, Ontario between 1905 and 1906. He was elected to the House of Commons of Canada in a 1912 by-election as a Member of the Conservative Party to represent the riding of Simcoe South. He was re-elected in 1917 and 1921 then re-elected in the riding of Simcoe North in 1925 and 1926. He was the Whip of the Conservative Party (1921-1926) then Chief Government Whip in 1926.
William passed away on February 20th, 1939 while on vacation in Augustus, Georgia. He was laid to rest at the Barrie Union Cemetery in Barrie, Ontario.
William Boys, former member of the Loyal Orange Association.
Resting place of William Boys in the Barrie Union Cemetery in Barrie, Ontario.