James Brien

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James Brien
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Essex South
In office
1887 – 1891
Preceded by Lewis Wigle
Succeeded by Henry William Allan
Personal details
Born February 4, 1848
Howard Township, Canada West
Died August 10, 1907
Nationality British subject
Political party Liberal
Occupation physician
Website *James Brien – Parliament of Canada biography

James Brien (born February 4, 1848 in Howard Township, Canada West-died August 10, 1907) was a politician and physician. He was elected to the Canadian House of Commons in the 1887 election as a Member of the Liberal Party to represent the riding of Essex South. After his federal political career, he became mayor of Essex Centre, Ontario in 1895 for a term of eight years where he also served as a reeve and a councillor for three years. His cousin, John Wesley Brien, was also a Member of the Canadian House of Commons.