James Delamere Lafferty
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|James Delamere Lafferty|
|5th Mayor of Calgary|
January 20, 1890 – January 19, 1891
|Preceded by||Daniel Webster Marsh|
|Succeeded by||James Reilly|
April 28, 1849|
Perth County, Ontario, Canada
|Died||July 29, 1920
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
James Delamere Lafferty (April 28, 1849 – July 29, 1920) was a Canadian doctor and politician. He served one term as the fifth mayor of the town of Calgary, Alberta from January 20, 1890 to January 19, 1891.
Lafferty graduated from Queen's University in 1871. Lafferty first practised medicine in Ontario before moving to Winnipeg, Manitoba in 1881. He then moved on to Calgary in 1885. He acted as the first president of the Alberta College of Physicians and Surgeons and Chief Surgeon for the Canadian Pacific Railway.
He died on July 29, 1920 in Calgary, aged 71.
- Mitchell, Ethel (1975). Past and present : people, places and events in Calgary : accounts. James Lafferty, M.D., Mayor 1890. Calgary, Alberta: Century Calgary Publications.
Daniel Webster Marsh
|Mayor of Calgary