Frank Lennard

Dundas, Ontario Wentworth (electoral district) Progressive Conservative Party of Canada

Frank Exton Lennard
Frank Exton Lennard.jpg
Lennard c. 1942-1948
Member of Parliament
for Wentworth
In office
October 1935 – March 1940
Preceded byGordon Crooks Wilson
Succeeded byEllis Hopkins Corman
Member of Parliament
for Wentworth
In office
June 1945 – April 1962
Preceded byEllis Hopkins Corman
Succeeded byJoseph Reed Sams
Personal details
Born(1892-04-24)24 April 1892
Dundas, Ontario
Died25 February 1973(1973-02-25) (aged 80)
Dundas, Ontario
Political partyConservative
Progressive Conservative
ResidenceGladys Emily McLachlan
m. 17 Apr 1918[1]
ProfessionMerchant, Textile dyer

Frank Exton Lennard (24 April 1892 – 25 February 1973) was a Conservative then a Progressive Conservative party member of the House of Commons of Canada. He was born in Dundas, Ontario and became a merchant and textile dyer by career.

He was first elected at the Wentworth riding in the 1935 general election after serving 5 years in the Dundas town council. After serving his first term in Parliament, he was defeated there in the 1940 election by Ellis Hopkins Corman. Lennard returned to the House of Commons when he won the seat back in the 1945 election and won consecutive elections until he left federal politics in 1962 after completing his final term, the 24th Parliament. He died at Dundas in 1973 and was buried at Grove Cemetery.[2] His wife died in 1986.[3]

United Nations

Lennard was also a one time Canadian delegate to the United Nations. In 1957, then Prime Minister John Diefenbaker had appointed Lennard for the position of Canadian delegate in New York at the U.N general Assembly. He had this position for three months.


  1. ^ Public Archives of Canada; Johnson, J.K. (1968). The Canadian Directory of Parliament: 1867–1967. Queen's Printer. Retrieved 13 May 2015.
  2. ^ "Deaths", The Globe and Mail, 26 February 1973, pg. 30
  3. ^ "Deaths", The Globe and Mail, 13 January 1986, pg. D16