See biography by H. E. Kelsey, Jr. (1969).
Born at Wolfesfield, in the vicinity of Quebec City, the fourth son of William Price, a lumber merchant and Jane Stewart, he was educated in England. He was a partner in the lumbering, manufacturing and exporting company of Price Brothers and a Vice-President of the Union Bank of Canada. Price was appointed to the Senate representing the senatorial division of The Laurentides, Quebec on the advice of John Alexander Macdonald on December 1, 1888. A Conservative, he served almost 11 years until his death in 1899.