Day Hort MacDowall

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Day Hort MacDowall (March 6, 1850 – October 10, 1927) was a politician from old Northwest Territories, Canada.

Born in Carruth House, Renfrewshire, Scotland, MacDowall immigrated to Canada in 1879. He was elected as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Northwest Territories in 1883 and served until 1885. He was an early prominent resident of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan and connected to the Conservative Party of Canada.

He was elected to the Canadian House of Commons in 1887 and re-elected in 1891 for the Saskatchewan (Provisional District). He served until 1896.

The village of MacDowall, Saskatchewan is named after him.

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Legislative Assembly of the Northwest Territories
Preceded by
Lawrence Clarke
MLA Lorne
1883-1885
Succeeded by
Owen Hughes
Parliament of Canada
Preceded by
New District
Member of Parliament Saskatchewan (Provisional District)
1887-1896
Succeeded by
Wilfrid Laurier