• Born date: 1879-03-20
  • Born in: CANADA
  • Death date: 1948-07-14
Richard Hanson

Richard Burpee Hanson, PC (March 20, 1879 – July 14, 1948) was a Canadian politician who served as interim leader of the Conservative Party from May 14, 1940 until November 11, 1941. Born in Bocabec, Charlotte County, New Brunswick, the son of Richard B. and Hannah Hanson, Hanson was educated in public schools in St. Andrews, New Brunswick, Mount Allison University, and Dalhousie Law School.

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