• Born date: 1859-02-21
  • Born in: n.a.
  • Death date: 1922-12-03
William Proudfoot

William Proudfoot (February 21, 1859 – December 3, 1922) was an Ontario politician and barrister.He was born in Colborne Township, Huron County, Canada West, the son of Robert Proudfoot, an immigrant from Scotland. He was educated in Goderich, studied law at Osgoode Hall and was called to the bar in 1880. Proudfoot set up practice in Goderich. He married Marion F. Dickson in 1886. In 1902, he was named King's Counsel.In 1908 he was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario as a Liberal.