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August Flamme

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Preceded by  Perren Baker
Constituency  Cypress
Name  August Flamme
Died  February 13, 1961
Succeeded by  Fay Jackson
Occupation  politician
Role  Politician
August Flamme
Born  January 1, 1884 Newton, Iowa, U.S. (1884-01-01)
Political party  Alberta Social Credit Party

August W. Flamme (January 1, 1884 – February 13, 1961) was a provincial politician from Alberta, Canada. He served as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 1935 to 1940 sitting with the Social Credit caucus in government.

Political career

Flamme ran for a seat to the Alberta Legislature as a Social Credit candidate in the 1935 Alberta general election in the electoral district of Cypress. He defeated incumbent Perren Baker and two other candidates with a landslide majority to pick up the district for his party.

Flamme ran for a second term in office in the 1940 Alberta general election. He was defeated in a hotly contested two way race by independent candidate Fay Jackson.

He died in 1961 at the Bow Island Hospital in Bow Island, Alberta.


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