Patrick Michael Dewan

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Patrick Dewan
Ontario MPP
In office
Preceded byNew riding
Succeeded byThomas Dent
Personal details
Born(1890-12-23)December 23, 1890
Osgoode Township, Ontario
DiedJuly 1, 1988(1988-07-01) (aged 97)
Political partyLiberal
Spouse(s)Margaret Olive Tierney (m. 1921)

Patrick Michael Dewan (December 23, 1890 – 1988) was an Ontario farmer and politician. He represented the Oxford in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1934 to 1943 as a Liberal member.

He was born in Osgoode Township, Ontario (now Ottawa, Ontario), the son of John Joseph Dewan, and was educated at Willis Business College in Ottawa, the University of Ottawa, St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia and the Ontario Agricultural College in Guelph. In 1921, Dewan married Margaret Olive Tierney. He served as alderman for Woodstock and was also secretary-treasurer of the Woodstock Agricultural Society. Dewan served as Minister of Agriculture in the provincial cabinet from 1937 to 1943.


  • Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1937, AL Normandin

External links[edit]

  • Archives of Ontario. "Patrick Michael Dewan fonds". Archeion. Archives Association of Ontario. Retrieved 2014-03-18. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  • Ontario Legislative Assembly parliamentary history (archived)