Chester H. Payne Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, McGill University, 1906.
Member Parliamentary press gallery, 1907-1908. Private secretary to Rt. Honorary Richard Cartwright, Minister of Trade and Commerce, 1908-1911, Rt.
Honorary Sir George E. Foster, 1914-1921. Acting secretary Economics Conference of the Allies at Paris, 1916, Peace Conference Paris, 1919. Secretary Canadian Delegation to 1st assembly, League of Nations, Geneva, Switzerland, 1920-1925.
Director Commercial Intelligence Service, Department of Trade and Commerce, 1927-1932. Reapptd., 1940; secretary to Royal Commision on Financial Arrangements between the Dominion and Maritime Provinces, 1934-1935. Deputy Minister of National War Service since 1943.
Member Parliamentary press gallery, 1907-1908. Member Canadian Militia for 23 years. Served overseas in World War I.
Member Canadian Geography Society, Canadian Institute of International Affairs, Phi Delta Theta. Member United Church of Canada. Clubs: Rideau Royal Ottawa Golf, Rideau Curling.
Married Rita Josephine McLaren, April 30, 1921.