James Robb (politician)

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The Hon.
James Alexander Robb
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Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Huntingdon
In office
1908–1917
Preceded by Robert Nelson Walsh
Succeeded by District was abolished in 1914
Member of the Canadian Parliament
for Châteauguay—Huntingdon
In office
1917–1929
Preceded by District was created in 1914
Succeeded by Dennis James O'Connor
Personal details
Born (1859-08-10)10 August 1859
Huntingdon, Canada East
Died 11 November 1929(1929-11-11) (aged 70)
Toronto, Ontario
Political party Liberal

James Alexander Robb, PC (10 August 1859 – November 11, 1929) was a Canadian Member of Parliament and cabinet minister. Robb was a member of the Liberal Party of Canada.

He served as Liberal Party Whip from 1919 to 1921.

From 5 September 1925–28 June 1926 and again from 25 September 1926 until his death, served as Minister of Finance in the administration of William Lyon Mackenzie King.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Henry Herbert Stevens
Minister of Trade and Commerce
1921 – 1923
Succeeded by
Thomas Andrew Low
Preceded by
Thomas Andrew Low
Minister of Trade and Commerce (acting)
1925 – 1926
Succeeded by
Henry Herbert Stevens (acting)