Samuel Rosborough Balcom

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Samuel Rosborough Balcom
Member of Parliament
for Halifax
In office
1950 – 1953
Preceded byGordon Benjamin Isnor
Succeeded byRobert McCleave
In office
1953 – 1957
Personal details
Born(1888-03-24)March 24, 1888
Port Dufferin, Nova Scotia
DiedMay 4, 1981(1981-05-04) (aged 93)
Political partyLiberal
ProfessionBusinessman
pharmacist

Samuel Rosborough Balcom (March 24, 1888 – May 4, 1981) was a Canadian politician, businessman and pharmacist. He was elected to the House of Commons of Canada in a June 19, 1950 by-election as a Member of the Liberal Party representing the riding of Halifax, after Isnor was called to the Senate. He was re-elected in 1953 and defeated in 1957. Prior to his federal political experience, he was a commanding officer in medical stores during World War II between 1942 and 1942. Between 1944 and 1945, he was chief medical stores inspection officer in the Canadian Army.

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