Sydney Chilton Mewburn
|Member of the Canadian Parliament|
for Hamilton East
|Preceded by||Samuel Barker|
|Succeeded by||George Septimus Rennie|
|Born||December 4, 1863|
Hamilton, Canada West
|Died||August 11, 1956(aged 92)|
|Cabinet||Minister of Militia and Defence (1917-1920)|
|Years of service||?-1917|
|Commands||Royal Hamilton Light Infantry (13th Royal Regiment c. 1910)|
Sydney Chilton Mewburn,(December 4, 1863 – August 11, 1956) was a Canadian lawyer, soldier, and politician.
Born in Hamilton, Canada West, he was the Minister of Militia and Defence from October 12, 1917, to January 15, 1920, under Sir Robert Borden's Union Government in 1917. Mewburn was Commanding Officer (Colonel) of the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry (13th Royal Regiment as of 1910) and served during World War I, he was a Major General (and Adjutant-General) in the Canadian Army before his appointment as Minister of Militia in October 1917.