John Carruthers

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John Carruthers
Member of Parliament
for Algoma East
In office
December 1921 – October 1925
Preceded by George Nicholson
Succeeded by George Nicholson
Personal details
Born (1863-10-25)25 October 1863
Hamilton, Canada West
Died 25 December 1949(1949-12-25) (aged 86)
Political party Liberal
Profession physician

John Carruthers (25 October 1863 – 25 December 1949) was a Liberal party member of the Canadian House of Commons.


He was born in Hamilton, Canada West and became a physician and mayor of Little Current, Ontario.


He was elected to Parliament at the Algoma East riding in the 1921 general election, defeating the Conservative incumbent George Nicholson. After serving his only term, the 14th Canadian Parliament, Carruthers was defeated by Nicholson in the 1925 federal election.

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